WATER SURROUNDED BY CLOUDS AND GREENERY, SUNRISE TIME
WATER SURROUNDED BY CLOUDS AND GREENERY, SUNRISE TIME

07.08.2020

STATEMENT REGARDING ACCIDENT AT BALL’S FALLS CONSERVATION AREA

The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority is deeply saddened by a tragic water related incident at the Ball’s Falls Conservation Area which resulted in the unfortunate death of a young man.

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at approximately 2:20pm, 8 District (Grimsby) Officers, Grimsby Fire, and Emergency Medical Services attended the site in regards to an assistance call. An extensive search was then conducted into the catch pool at the bottom of the Lower Falls.

The NPCA is working to assist the Niagara Regional Police, detectives, and office of the coroner with this investigation, and as such, will not be commenting further.

We offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends during this difficult time.  

Anyone with information, who may have witnessed the incident, or may have been in the area, is asked to contact the Niagara Regional Police at 905-688-4111, extension 5400.

Niagara Regional Police Media Release