A post-mortem examination of the body found off Tilton Lake Road has been scheduled for Dec. 10, said provincial police.
At this time, the identity of the body has not been confirmed.
On Dec. 8, at about 3 p.m., the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a body located off Tilton Lake Road in Eden Township. With the assistance of the Nipissing West OPP Crime Unit and the OPP Forensic Identification Service (FIS), and under the direction of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) the investigation is continuing.
The Office of the Chief Coroner and Ontario Forensic Pathology Service (OCC-OFPS) is also involved with the investigation.
The public can expect to see a large police presence in that area as several specialty units have been deployed to assist, said the OPP. Further information will be released as it becomes available.
Police are asking anyone who may have information on this incident to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at p3tips.com, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.