Missing Lion’s Head man found deceased
A Lion’s Head man who was reported missing on Oct. 30 has been found dead.
Foul play is not suspected in the death of 87-year-old Russell Ferguson, whose body was found in a heavily treed and rocky area of the Niagara Escarpment on Wednesday, Bruce Peninsula OPP said in a news release.
Russell’s body was found by members of the Bruce Peninsula OPP, OPP Emergency Response Team, OPP K9 unit and OPP helicopter. The OPP were assisted by the Northern Bruce Peninsula Fire Department High Angle Ropes Unit in removing Ferguson’s body, the news release said.
A search for Ferguson began after police found his vehicle at the end of Moore Street in Lion’s Head.
He was reported missing by a concerned family member just before 7 p.m. on Monday. A friend last spoke to Ferguson by phone on Sunday, Oct. 29, police said in an earlier news release.