Niagara Regional Police continue to investigate after the body of a missing Welland youth was found in the Welland Recreational Waterway near the Lincoln Street Bridge Wednesday night.
The youth was reported missing by his family the previous evening.
An underwater search unit located the body at around 6:20 p.m.
An autopsy is scheduled to determine cause of death.
The family of the youth have been notified and have requested the identity of the youth not be released at this time.
The youth was last seen around Lincoln Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 29, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Police are asking for the public's assistance with the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 905-688-4111, ext. 4330.