Body recovered near the Bracebridge Falls on Tuesday

Police said the victim was in a kayak that overturned

Ontario Provincial Police divers have recovered the body of an 81 year old man from the water near Bracebridge Falls.

Police searched the Bracebridge River Tuesday afternoon for the man after his kayak overturned. His body was pulled from the water shortly after 3 p.m. Livesaving efforts failed to revive him. Police said the victim is from Bracebridge.

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