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Boy's death probed

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The Kenora OPP is investigating the death of an eight-year-old boy at Rushing River Provincial Park.

Members of the OPP responded to a missing person incident at the park.

Officers conducted a search of the park assisted by the Emergency Response Team, K-9 unit, Rushing River Provincial Park staff, and the Kenora Marine and Trails Unit.

The boy subsequently was found deceased.

The investigation is continuing, and police are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers.

A post-mortem exam is being scheduled.

The boy's identity is not being released at this time.

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