UPDATE 08/29/16: On Friday, the OPP discovered a body in Georgian Bay that they believe to be the missing operator of the Seadoo. An autopsy will be conducted to confirm the man’s identity and to identify the cause of death.
Search teams were immediately sent to the scene when an abandoned Seadoo was spotted on Monday afternoon. The Seadoo was discovered near Beausoleil Island and Present Island, and it was determined that it had been in use recently but the operator was no where in sight.
The OPP Marine Unit, a Coast Guard helicopter, a Hercules aircraft, two Coast Guard vessels, and the OPP Underwater Search and Recovery Unit are continuing the search. They are asking nearby residents to keep an eye out and report any findings to the OPP.