Boy drowns Constance Bay beach on Ottawa River
Ottawa Citizen

By Evelyn Harford, Ottawa Citizen, August 7, 2016

Residents of Constance Bay have called on the city to improve signage and increase public safety on their beach after a 10-year-old boy died off the shoreline on Saturday.

“It’s only a matter of time before it happens again,” said longtime resident Guy Presse.

The Toronto-area boy went missing off the northeast tip of the bay’s notoriously dangerous lip on Saturday afternoon. His body was recovered by police divers shortly before 11 p.m. that night.

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