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Police recover body of teen who drowned after jumping from Prince of Wales Bridge

Investigators continue to look into the incident.
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Police search for a missing 14-year-old boy who jumped off of the Prince of Wales Bridge on the evening of Friday, July 3. (Photo/Dani-Elle Dubé)

The Ottawa Police Service has recovered the body of a 14-year-old who it says drowned after jumping from the Prince of Wales Bridge.

A search for the teen began on the Ottawa River on July 3.

Police say the body was recovered near Lemieux Island on Monday, July 6.

The coroner’s office confirmed Tuesday that it is the body of the young man who drowned on July 3.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

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