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Coast Guard recovers man's body in Lake Erie offshore from Gordon Park

Coast Guard
Posted at 11:36 AM, Nov 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-18 15:04:34-05

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Coast Guard recovered the body of a man in Lake Erie offshore from Gordon Park on Monday.

The man appeared to have been fishing, USCG officials confirmed.

The body was found by Cleveland police at about 10:20 a.m. near the 700 block of East 72nd Street, offshore from the Gordon Park boat ramps, officials confirmed.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources confirmed the body was recovered about 1.5 miles offshore in Lake Erie. They said the death is believed to be boating-related.

The USCG recovered the body and is investigating.

Crews are searching for a boat on Lake Erie.

No further information was released at this time.