Body pulled from Leamington marina, police say
Third death on Lake Erie in the past week
A body was pulled from the water Monday afternoon near a Leamington marina, Essex County OPP confirm.
Officers are at the Happy Snapper Marina investigating.
This is the third incident in a string of deaths on Lake Erie in the past week.
On Thursday, a 45-year old woman of was in distress when emergency crews arrived on the lake's north shore in Selkirk. She was rushed to hospital, but later died.
Police say Tracy Quinlan, 45, of Niagara, Ont., went underwater while swimming with a friend 18 to 30 metres from shore and never resurfaced.
They say with the help of bystanders, Quinlan was found, brought to shore and given CPR.
She was taken to a local hospital, then air lifted to a Toronto where she later died.
On Saturday afternoon, emergency crews were called to Long Point provincial park. A 19-year-old man from Hamilton disappeared in the water.
His body was later found by two men walking along the beach. The coroner pronounced him dead at the scene.