Constable Maurice Melnychuk
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
End of Watch: Saturday, June 7, 1958
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Drowned
Date of Incident: Saturday, June 7, 1958
Incident Location: Ontario
Weapon Used: Not available
Suspect Info: Not available
Constable Maurice Melnychuk of Divisional Headquarters in Toronto, drowned along with 4 fellow officers who also drowned when their vessel sank in Lake Simcoe, Ontario.
Corporal Herbert Smart, and Constable George Ransom also from Divisional Headquarters in Toronto. Constable Glen Farough and Constable David Perry from the nearby detachment of Orillia.
It is known that there was a severe electrical storm in the area that caused several boating related fatalities that weekend.
Their boat was a 14 foot RCMP outboard with a 35 horsepower engine.
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