BRAMPTION SWIMMER DIES AFTER BEING RESCUED LAST NIGHT NEAR MOOSE DEER POINT FIRST NATION
MOOSE DEER POINT — A swimmer in distress who was rescued by people who came to his aid has died.
Police say early last evening emergency crews responded to a man who was in the water near the Moose Deer Point First Nation.
They say that officers from the Southern Georgian Bay and West Parry Sound OPP detachments, along with the Southern Georgian Bay OPP Marine Unit and Moose Deer Point Fire Department were called out Aug. 1, at 6:10 p.m.
Lakshyavir Sanghera, 31, of Brampton, was initially rescued by nearby people nearby and transported to West Parry Sound Health Centre, where he was pronounced dead. The death is not considered to be suspicious.
Police would like to thank the efforts of the individuals who rendered aid.
They also remind everyone that the waterways can present a serious risk. Know your limits and take precautions whenever you plan to be on the water.