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Drowning confirmed

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Members of the Kenora OPP are investigating the death of an eight-year-old boy over the weekend at the Rushing River Provincial Park.

On Saturday around 9:45 p.m., 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 (ERT), K-9 unit, Rushing River Provincial Park staff, and the Kenora Marine and Trails Unit.

The boy was located deceased by OPP members on Sunday around 1:30 a.m.

A post-mortem examination was conducted yesterday and it was determined the cause of death was drowning.

Foul play is not suspected.

The deceased has been identified as Kyree Bruneau of Winnipeg.

Police are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers.

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