Police are appealing to the public for help identifying a body that was pulled from Lake Ontario over the weekend.

Police received a call for a person in the waters of Lake Ontario near Billy Bishop Airport at around 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Once on scene, emergency workers pulled the person from the water but he was subsequently pronounced dead on scene.

The man is described as 45 to 55 years old, approximately five-foot-nine and 160 lbs. with short black and grey hair and a black and grey beard. He was wearing a grey long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and aqua-blue running shoes with orange stripes.

A graphic photo of the body is available here. Viewer discretion is advised.