Missing Soldier’s Body Found
Police in Owen Sound, Ontario will hold a news conference at noon today after discovering a body yesterday believed to be a missing soldier from Cape Breton.
19 year-old Andrew Fitzgerald from Cape North hasn’t been seen since early last Saturday morning.
Police say the body was discovered late yesterday afternoon near the water treatment facility on the east shore of Owen Sound harbour.
The coroner has ordered that an autopsy be done.
Fitzgerald was out celebrating his graduation from a military training centre when he disappeared.
He was last seen on surveillance video captured by an Owen Sound gas station at around 4:30 in the morning.
The search for him had been a joint effort of the Owen Sound Police, the Ontario Provincial Police, and the Canadian Armed Forces.