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Fisherman finds body in Lake Ontario

A fisherman on Tuesday morning reported a body floating in Lake Ontario, the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office said.

The fisherman told authorities he spotted the body floating about a mile off Youngstown.

The Coast Guard retrieved the body and returned it to their Youngstown station, the sheriff’s office said.

The agency’s Criminal Investigation Bureau is continuing to investigate and released no further details.

On Saturday night, Canadian authorities called off a search for a man who went missing in the Lower Niagara River near the Whirlpool on Saturday afternoon.

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