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Victims identified in Lake Muskoka snowmobile tragedy

Two died after snowmobile fell through the ice on Lake Muskoka
11-07-18 OPP Stock
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GRAVENHURST - Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the Gravenhurst Fire Department and Muskoka EMS responded to an incident on Lake Muskoka on Monday, shortly after midnight during which three snowmobiles and the five people riding them went through the ice and into the water.

The incident claimed the lives of two young people. Those youths have now been identified as 15-year-old Alexander Martin of Gravenhurst and 11-year-old Mitchell Paris of Bracebridge.

The investigation is ongoing with the support of OPP Technical Collision Investigators, the Underwater Search and Recovery Unit and the Bracebridge Crime Unit. Anyone with information is asked to please call Bracebridge OPP at (888)310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

You can submit your information online if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. 

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