IROQUOIS – Police responded to the Galop Canal Iroquois Landing Marina Sat., Nov. 23 following the report of a body being located by scuba divers.

Officers arrived just before 1 pm.

The OPP’s Underwater Search and Recovery Unit were then called, and the team recovered the body of a 20-year-old Ottawa man from the St. Lawrence River.

A post-mortem is underway.

The provincial police force’s forensic identification services and the office of the chief coroner continue to investigate, with assistance from the SD&G OPP Crime Unit.