For Immediate release:

Drowning at Gulliver’s Lake

On Tuesday August 8th, 2017 shortly after 3:00pm, Hamilton Police and EMS responded to Gulliver’s Lake Park located at 792 Safari Road, Millgrove for a reported drowning.

The victim, a 24 year old male from Thornhill, was attending a workplace gathering at the park when he was observed outside the marked swimming area. Co-workers later noticed the victim was missing and found him under water at which time he was removed and CPR was performed. An Air Ambulance responded to the scene and the victim was transported to the Hamilton General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Hamilton Police are assisting the Coroner’s Office with this investigation.

Anyone who has yet to speak to police or believes they have information that could assist with this investigation is asked to contact Division #3 Detective Jeff Clushman at 905-546-8961or jclushman@hamiltonpolice.on.ca

Anyone who may wish to remain anonymous is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit tips and information online at www.CrimeStoppersHamilton.com