Jul 19, 2020 News Comments Off on Guyanese man dies in Lake Ontario incident
Family members of Guyanese man who migrated to Canada are in deep mourning after he drowned during an outing to Lake Ontario on Friday.
The man has been identified as Tahir Khan, said to be in his mid-30s.
Khan was rushed to hospital after being pulled from the water near the Toronto Islands, police say.
According to a report in cp24.com, an online news, emergency crews were called to Hanlan’s Point Beach around 7 p.m. after receiving reports that a man was drowning in Lake Ontario.
The man was pulled out of the water, police said, and was transported back to a marine base where paramedics waited.
Police said that emergency crews performed CPR and that the man was unconscious and “unresponsive.”
Tahir was then transported to the hospital in life-threatening condition, paramedics said.
Yesterday, the Queen’s College Old Students’ Association was in mourning.
Khan started QC in 1995.
“The Queen’s College family has suffered another loss within the past two days with the tragic passing of Tahir Khan last evening in Toronto, Canada,” the body said in its Facebook post.
“QC-OSA extends deepest condolences to the loved ones, family and friends of our departed colleague. May his soul rest in eternal perfect peace.”
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