Drowning Update - Name Of Deceased Released
Date: Wed Jul 4 02:52:32 MST 2018
A male was observed sitting on a chair on a wooden raft when the chair broke and the male fell into the river.
On July 2, 2018 at approximately 2:00 p.m. the OPP recovered a body in the Sturgeon River confirmed to be the same male that fell from the raft. The deceased has been identified as Marcel Joseph MORIN, 57 years of age, from West Nipissing, Ontario.
The investigation is ongoing under the direction of the Office of the Chief Coroner and Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-FPS).
A post-mortem examination of the deceased is scheduled for Wednesday, July 4, 2018.