Remains found in Kenora of missing teen Delaine Copenace

The family of Delaine Copenace are requesting privacy after they announced Delaine’s remains were found in Kenora Tuesday morning.

In a Facebook page dedicated to helping the search for Copenace one of the organizers writes, “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the end of our search for Delaine. We ask that the privacy of the family be respected at this time. Our team will remain at the Knox United Church… Thank you everyone for your prayers and support during this sad time.”

OPP are continuing to investigate the scene. The discovery was made around 8am by city employees at the end of Water Street.

Copenace, 16, disappeared on February 27 in Kenora. OPP cancelled their search for the teen last week, however community volunteers kept searching independantly.

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