Sad news in Ontario as police believe the body of the Bradford teen missing was found in a pond.

On October 30, South Simcoe Police announced that searchers found items believed to belong to missing 15-year-old Siem Zerezghi in the afternoon.

Acting Deputy Chief John Van Dyke said an underwater team was called to a nearby pond and recovered a body that evening.

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Siem's family has been notified and are requesting privacy at this difficult time.

South Simcoe Police Acting Deputy Chief John Van Dyke

A post-mortem will be done at the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto.

Police said Zerezghi left his home in the area of Professor Day Drive and Northgate Drive at around 7:45 a.m. on October 24.

He was seen on two different security cameras in his neighbourhood after that.

A body was found almost a week later in the area of 8th Line and Professor Day Drive.

There is still an investigation into the teen's disappearance.

South Simcoe Police thanked the community for the support and assistance along with search teams and policing partners.

 
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