Body Found in Water Near Burlington Pier


Officers are investigating the discovery of a dead body today in Burlington.

At 6:19 p.m., a citizen called 911 after spotting a body floating in Lake Ontario.

The body was approximately 15-20 feet from the shore, just east of Brant Street Pier, police say.

Officers and EMS responded to the scene, and the male body was pulled to shore.

Investigators are awaiting a coroner.

There are no further details at this time, police say.

The investigation is ongoing.

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