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Police identify body of missing 67-year-old male from Rexdale

The body of the missing man was found in Baxter Lake on Aug. 7
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Aug. 8 update

Investigators have identified the deceased male as Gary Matthew Kaschuk, 67, of Rexdale. The investigation into the cause of death, which is non-suspicious, is continuing with a post-mortem to be held in the near future. Family and investigators wish to thank everyone who assisted in this investigation.

Aug. 7 release

Officers from the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police have been searching in the Portage Road, Georgian Bay Township area after receiving a report at 8:20 p.m. on Aug. 6  of a missing 67-year-old male missing from his residence.

Searchers assisted by OPP Canine Unit, OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Aviation Unit, OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit (USRU) and the Detachment Marine Unit, investigators at approximately 10 a.m. Aug. 7, 2022 were able to locate and recover the body of the missing person from the waters of Baxter Lake.

No foul play is suspected, and the investigation is continuing.