LEEDS — An investigation continues into a farm fatality that took the life of a Leeds and Thousand Islands Township man found trapped beneath an agricultural sprayer on April 22.
Marcus Claessen, 66, was pronounced dead at the scene, Leeds County OPP reported.
Officers responded just after 4:45 p.m. to the County Road 2 property, west of Mallorytown. The deceased was located underneath the sprayer that “had been attached to a farm tractor,” the detachment reported.
The Thousand Islands Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and a neighbour assisted in the response.
Police say the investigation continues with assistance from Forensic Identification Services (FIS) and in conjunction with the Office of the Chief Coroner for Ontario. A post mortem is being conducted.