Police recover body of Oakville woman who went missing after boat crash on Lake Rosseau


The body of a 51-year-old woman who went missing after a boat crash on Lake Rosseau in Muskoka Wednesday evening has been recovered.

Emergency crews were called to the lake near Windermere Marina just after 7:30 p.m. for a crash.

Bracebridge OPP said witnesses reported seeing several people in the water following the collision.

A total of six people, who are seasonal residents from the Greater Toronto Area, were in the two boats, according to police.

A 13-year-old girl from Toronto was pronounced dead at the scene. Four other passengers were taken to hospital with serious injuries, including one person who was airlifted to a Toronto-area hospital in critical condition.

Three of them were released from hospital Thursday, police said.

A major search was underway for the sixth passenger who went missing following the crash.

On Thursday afternoon, police said the body of the woman was recovered around 4 p.m.

She was identified as Donna Wiley from Oakville.

The cause of the crash is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bracebridge OPP at 1(888) 310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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