Body of Missing Winnipeg Man Found in Submerged Car

Body of Missing Winnipeg Man Found in Submerged Car

Hirenkumar (Herry) Patel
Winnipeg police have recovered the vehicle belonging to missing man Hirenkumar (Herry) Patel from the Red River. Autopsy results are pending the identity of a body also found inside the vehicle. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police have confirmed the body found inside a submerged vehicle is that of Hirenkumar (Herry) Patel.

The 31-year-old was last seen June 26 in the East Kildonan area and reported missing.

Patel’s red Hyundai Elantra was pulled from the Red River near the Fort Garry Bridge on July 1. Police weren’t able to confirm the identity of the body until an autopsy was performed.

Foul play is not suspected in the man’s death.

Police are requesting that Patel’s family have privacy.

— Staff


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