Body of drowned teen recovered

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Members of the Bruce County EMS, South-Bruce OPP and Kincardine Fire Department keep eyes on the water as the police rescue boat is knocked around by large waves Monday afternoon. (Josh Howald photo)

The search for a teen lost in the waves of Lake Huron ended early this morning.

Police confirmed the body of 16-year-old Oksana Milovanovic was located this morning at about 7 a.m., about one kilometre north of where she was last seen at Station Beach. Officers on ATVs located the victim.

Milovanovic was a foreign exchange student from Vertou, France who had been swimming with other youths Monday afternoon when she disappeared under the water in heavy waves. Memers of the OPP Marine Unit, Underwater Search and Rescue Unit, OPP Helicopter, as well as police on foot and ATVs had been actively searching for the female since she went missing.

For more on this story, see next week's Independent.