Missing man died of natural causes in Wiarton park, police say

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Grey Bruce OPP confirmed a man found dead in Wiarton’s Bluewater Park Tuesday night died of natural causes.

Police said in a news release Wednesday that the man was reported missing by his wife on Berford Street in Wiarton at 6:07 p.m. Tuesday. She told police her husband had gone for a walk about 11 a.m. and she hadn’t heard from him since.

At 6:44 p.m., police were notified a man was found in Bluewater Park with vital signs absent. A coroner’s designate who arrived after paramedics did pronounced the man dead, police said.

The news release said this death is not considered suspicious. Const. Adam Belanger confirmed the man died of natural causes. His name was not released.