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Body of 65-year-old man who went missing on Lake Erie in Catawba Island found

Coast Guard
Posted at 6:13 PM, Jul 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 21:07:22-04

CATAWBA ISLAND, Ohio — The U.S. Coast Guard located the body of a 65-year-old man who went missing in the water of Lake Erie near Gem Beach Marina in Catawba Island Sunday afternoon.

Around 3 p.m., authorities received a call that a man went missing while swimming in the lake with his family, according to the Coast Guard.

The search was called off around 4:35 p.m. after the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body of the man, authorities said.

The man’s identity has not been released at this time.