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Body of missing youth found in Lake Superior near Thunder Bay

Adam Spade who was reported missing on June 6 from a residence in Fort William First Nation has been found dead
Adam Spade was first reported missing on June 6. (Police handout).

FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, Ont. - Police are investigating after a 14-year-old boy reported missing late last week was found dead in Lake Superior.

The Ontario Provincial Police posted to social media that the body of Adam Spade of Martin Falls First Nation was found in Lake Superior near Fort William First Nation (adjacent to Thunder Bay) on Saturday.

Anishinabek Aski Police Service have requested assistance from the OPP with the investigation into the circumstances surrounding Spade's death. 

Spade was first reported missing from a residence on Fort William First Nation on June 6.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place in Toronto.

Anyone with information that could assist this investigation is asked to contact police at 1-888-310-1122.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at where an individual may be eligible for cash reward of up $2,000.