The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office recovers the body of the jet skier missing since Saturday.
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On June 23, 2022 at approximately 08:00 a.m., the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office SCUBA and Marine Units
located a deceased man in Lake Ontario near Durand Beach. The Monroe County Medical Examiner’s Office
positively identified the individual as Onofhil “Tony” Nieves. Mr. Nieves has been missing since Saturday,
when he was last seen operating a jet ski in Lake Ontario. Our heartfelt condolences go out to Mr. Nieves’
family and friends during this difficult time. MCSO Crime Victims Specialists, in collaboration with F.I.T.,
continue to support the family of Mr. Nieves.
Thank you to our SCUBA, Marine, K9, Drone units, and UTV patrols for your diligent efforts. We would also
like to thank all of our partners who assisted in the extensive air, ground and water search, including, but not
limited to the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, the New York State Police, the Royal
Canadian Air Force, the Rochester Fire Department, and the Rochester Police Department.