An elderly woman has been found dead close to Combermere.
Killaloe OPP say they got a call around 11:30 Tuesday morning reporting a missing woman. Police searched the area with help from Madawaska Valley Fire Department and Renfrew County Paramedics. They located a body floating on the Madawaska River near Hyde’s Bay.
The woman has been identified as 78-year-old Irena Michalska from Ottawa. The Office of the Chief Coroner and the Renfrew County Crime Unit are continuing the investigation. A post-mortem examination has been scheduled. Police are calling the death “non-suspicious” at this time.