Day 7 of scuba diver search off Macdonell Island

Police officers search the St. Lawrence River, east of Macdonell Island, for a missing scuba diver on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. The police search continues today, Monday, June 17, 2019. (Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston)

LONG SAULT – Police are back out on the St. Lawrence River near Macdonell Island in South Stormont today, searching for a missing scuba diver.

The man was diving with a buddy at Lock 21 off the Long Sault Parkway when he failed to resurface last Tuesday (June 11) morning.

SD&G O.P.P. say the underwater search and recovery unit, marine unit and a chopper were out during the weekend with negative results and the search continues today (Monday).

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