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Bodies of two missing boaters found at Scarborough Bluffs

Last Updated Jun 13, 2016 at 3:32 pm EST

The Toronto police marine unit searches the water at the Scarborough Bluffs after two men went missing on June 12, 2013. CITYNEWS

Toronto police have found the bodies of two boaters missing in Lake Ontario near Bluffers Park in Scarborough. Their bodies were pulled from the water on Monday morning.

Two men – a 72-year-old and a 52-year-old – went out in a 17-foot aluminum boat at the Scarborough Bluffs around 8 a.m. on Sunday and were supposed to be return at noon.

A Hercules aircraft out of CFB Trenton, along with several coast guard vessels, had been searching the lake since Sunday evening.

The winds were extremely gusty on Sunday in excess of 70 km/h on Lake Ontario.

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Police search for two missing boaters on June 13, 2016. CITYNEWS/Bertram Dandy.
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Police search for two missing boaters on June 13, 2016. CITYNEWS/Bertram Dandy.