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Body found in Ottawa River identified as man missing since May

A Gofundme page has been started to support Stewart's daughter.
2019-05-09 missing kayaker
David Stewart, 48, of Ottawa / Ottawa Police Service

Police have confirmed that a body found in the Ottawa River, September 13, is that of missing man David Stewart. 

The 48-year-old was reported missing on May 8. 

Stewart's vehicle was located at Britannia Park, with his green kayak missing from the vehicle. 

Water rescue crews and firefighters were called in to perform a search but were unable to find Stewart at that time.

A Gofundme page has been started to support Stewart's daughter, who lives in Belleville. So far, $60 of the $2,000 goal has been raised at the time of publication.  


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