Constable David Melvyn Perry
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 David Perry from the Orillia Detachment, drowned along with 4 fellow officers who also drowned when their vessel sank in Lake Simcoe, Ontario.
Constable Glen Farough also of the Orillia Detachment. Corporal Herbert Smart, Constable Maurice Melnychuk, and Constable George Ransom of Divisional Headquarters in Toronto.
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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