OPP is investigating a death on Lake Saint Joseph, south of Pickel Lake.

OPP says at approximately 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, OPP officers were called to a boat in distress on Lake Saint Joseph, 35 kilometres south of the Township of Pickle Lake.

OPP found a barge, transporting fuel, had capsized and the lone occupant of the vessel has been confirmed deceased.

The single occupant was identified as Jonathan Grace, 64 years old, of Goderich Ontario.

Members of the Pickle Lake OPP are continuing to investigate this incident in conjunction with the Ministry of Labour and Ministry of the Environment. Anyone with information about this occurrence is requested to contact the OPP, at 1-888-310-1122.