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HAMILTON, CA. (THECOUNT) — The Hamilton hockey community is mourning the death of former NHL goalie, Ray Emery, from Cayuga, after he was identified as the Hamilton Harbour drowning victim Sunday morning.
Emery, 35, was named as the body pulled from the harbor near Leander Boat Club, located at, 50 Leander Dr, Hamilton, ON, Canada.
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Hamilton police posted to social media at 4:23 p.m. Sunday that their divers had recovered the body of a male swimmer near Leander Boat Club. Police say the man in his 30s failed to emerge from an early morning swim around the docks of the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club. The man was with a group visiting a friend’s boat when they decided to jump in the water around 6:30 a.m. Sunday. source
“They went out for a swim and unfortunately he did not emerge after diving in,” said Insp. Marty Schulenberg. “We responded along with Hamilton Fire and EMS. Unfortunately, our efforts on the water and in the area just around the piers were met with negative results.”
The Niagara Police Dive Unit was called in to assist with the recovery.
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