Body found at RCAF boat launch is missing scuba diver

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CORNWALL – A body, found in the St. Lawrence River near the RCAF boat launch over the weekend, is a missing scuba diver.

The Cornwall Police Service says the body recovered around 9 a.m. (Saturday) in the river behind the RCAFA Wing 424 building on Water Street is 46-year-old Thomas Andrew Phillips.

Phillips went missing on June 11 while diving at Lock 21 off Macdonell Island – about 13 kilometers upstream.