Cayuga’s own Ray Emery drowns

Cayuga’s own Ray Emery drowns

CAYUGA—Former NHL goalie Ray Emery, who grew up in Cayuga, drowned Sunday, July 15, 2018.

Emery, 35, went for an early morning swim while visiting a friend’s boat at the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club. He did not re-surface and emergency services were called. At 2:50 p.m. the Niagara Regional Police dive unit discovered the body about 21 metres away from where Emery had entered the water. The death is not considered suspicious; Inspector Marty Schulenberg called it a “case of misadventure”. An autopsy was scheduled for July 16.

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