Body of deceased male found floating in shallow part of Beachway Park is thought to be that of Matthew John MacLeod.

November 3, 2013

By Staff

BURLINGTON, ON.  Regional police have yet to confirm if the body of a deceased male found in the shallows of Beachway Park is that of the person who left a pile of  clothing on the beach at the water`s edge

Early Sunday morning police were alerted to a body in an area of shallow water at Beachway Park in Burlington.

Police are assisting the Coroner`s office who have to do a medical examination before they can confirm the males identity.  No foul play is suspected.

Police have been unable to conclusively determine that the remains are those of Matthew John MacLeod, 38 years, who was reported missing from Beachway Park on October 18th 2013.

Investigators have confirmed that the clothing discovered at Beachway Park in Burlington on October 18th did belong to the missing man.

Police fear that MacLeod may have entered the Lake and are continuing efforts to determine his whereabouts.

Investigators are continuing their investigation into the disappearance of Matthew MacLeod and ask anyone with information about Matthew MacLeod is asked to contact Detective Constable Andrew HULBERT at 905-825-4747 ext 2316 or the on-duty Staff Sergeant at ext 2310.

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