Body found in Kenora missing 14-year-old girl

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Ontario Provincial Police confirmed Sunday night that the body of missing teen Azraya Kokopenace was found near the location of where she was last seen Friday.

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Ontario Provincial Police confirmed Sunday night that the body of missing teen Azraya Kokopenace was found near the location of where she was last seen Friday.

Police said in a media statement that Azraya, 14, was found deceased at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday by members of the Bear Clan, who were assisting in the search for the girl. Foul play is not suspected.

OPP members, other emergency crews, the Bear Clan and other community members had been searching for Azraya since she was last seen leaving the Lake of the Woods District Hospital in Kenora around 11:20 p.m. Friday.

Azraya Kokopenace

Police said the girl had been observed entering a wooded area on Lakeview Drive.

Earlier Sunday, traffic had been diverted by police on Lakeview Drive away from McLeod Park after a body was discovered.

Police said the local coroner attended the scene and that a post mortem examination will be conducted at a location and date to be determined. The investigation is continuing.

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