Coast Guard search of Lake Erie at Lakewood Park called off, no body found

LAKEWOOD, Ohio - The Coast Guard searched Lake Erie off of Lakewood Monday night after a report of a body in the water.

At about 9 p.m., a person reported that they thought they saw a body in the water at Lakewood Park about five hours earlier, the Coast Guard Public Affairs Office said.

The Lakewood Fire Department said they were helping in the search, but were called off just before 11 p.m. The Coast Guard helicopter that was ordered to the scene was also called off.

Lakewood Police tell NewsChannel5 that firefighters may resume a small search in the morning.

The Coast Guard is still investigating.

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