Body recovered off Burlington beach over weekend: Halton police

Police say the man was pronounced deceased on scene after his body was recovered from the water (Photo Courtesy of CHCH News).

Halton police recovered the body of a swimmer that disappeared in the waters off of Burlington beach over the weekend.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Channel Pier and Lakeshore Court for a water rescue on Saturday for reports that a man did not resurface after going into waters of Lake Ontario.

Officers say that the rescue tragically became a recovery and his body was pulled from the water that afternoon.

No further information on the incident has been made available at this time.

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