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CCME: Body found at Edgewater Park identified

Posted: 7:07 PM, Apr 15, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-15 23:07:12Z

The body found at Edgewater Park on Thursday was identified by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner as 55-year-old Lawrence Thomas. 

A body was spotted floating in Lake Erie at Edgewater Park Thursday morning.

Two people were walking on the beach when they saw a man's body and contacted park rangers, according to the Cleveland Fire Department. The body was about 10 feet from shore. 

Rangers pulled the body to land to investigate.

A man named Laurence "Larry" Thomas, who is also 55, was reported missing in late January. newsnet5.com is checking with officials to confirm if this is the same person that was pulled from Lake Erie.