An extensive search was conducted by members of the Superior East (OPP) along with the assistance of the (OPP) helicopter service and several family members and friends.
On Wednesday, at about 5:30 p.m., OPP confirmed they had recovered the body of the missing boater. The deceased has been identified as Benjamin Mackay, 31, from Sault Ste. Marie.
On Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 at approximately 5:30 p.m., the (OPP) confirmed that they had recovered the body of the missing boater. The deceased male has been identified as Benjamin Mackay, 31 years old from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
Provincial Police have identified the body found in Obakamiga Lake, west of Hornepayne, as 31-year-old Benjamin Mackay of Sault Ste. Marie.
Police said they began their search for Mackay on the morning of August 28 with the assistance of a police helicopter and several family members and friends.
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