YRP MEDIA RELEASE

 Officers with the York Regional Police Marine Unit have recovered the body of a 35-year-old woman from Markham after she fell off a water tube on Lake Simcoe. 

On Wednesday, July 20, 2022, approximately 2:50 p.m., York Regional Police were called to Holmes Point Park located in the area of Holmes Point Road and Donna Drive, for a report of a possible drowning. When officers arrived, they learned that a female had fallen off a floating tube and submerged into the lake. The female wasn’t wearing a life jacket. 

Shortly before 4 p.m., officers with the York Regional Police Marine Unit, with the assistance of Air2, recovered the body. The Coroner attended the scene to confirm the identity of the deceased. 

This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the York Regional Police #3 District Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7341, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com. 

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