Body of man found near Highway 35 south of Lindsay

Kawartha Lakes police believe body is that of missing 58-year-old man

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service in Lindsay. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

The body of a man was found at 9:10 a.m. on Friday morning (March 15) in the area of Stoney Creek Road near Highway 35 in the former Ops Township in the City of Kawartha Lakes.

The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service believe it is the body of a missing 58-year-old man. Police began a missing person investigation at 11 p.m. on Thursday night (March 14).

Police are continuing the investigation, although they do not suspect foul play.

Police are asking any members of the public with information about this incident is asked to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service at 705-324-5252.

Note: This incident is not related to an earlier missing person report for 57-year-old Robert Welch, who was located safe and sound yesterday.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.