Drownings at Constance Bay
Ottawa Citizen

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By Joanne Laucius, Ottawa Citizen, August 9, 2016

Aug. 6, 2016: A 10-year-old Toronto-area boy went missing off The Point late Saturday afternoon. The boy’s 21-year-old brother noticed his brother was in distress, but was not able to save him. The boy’s body was recovered by police divers shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday. His name has not been released.

July 20, 2002: Kurt Tessier, 33, of Ottawa drowned in waist-deep water after tossing a football to a friend wading only seven metres away. A friend said he heard Tessier yell for help, then saw him slip under the water’s surface.