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Body found in partially submerged canoe on Lake Couchiching

Man, 40, pronounced dead at scene in Severn Township on Wednesday morning
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Provincial police are investigating after a man's body was found Wednesday morning on the shore of Lake Couchiching in Severn Township.

Shortly after 7 a.m. on April 17, emergency crews were called to the shoreline of Lake Couchiching in the area of Cunningham Crescent, north of Orillia.

A 40-year-old man was found in a canoe partially submerged in the water, according to OPP. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or