Man’s body recovered from Hess Lake in Newaygo Co.

Newaygo County
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BROOKS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — A body was recovered from a lake southeast of Newaygo after authorities received reports that someone went missing in the water.

The first 911 call that one person may have gone under the water at Hess Lake in Brooks Township came in around 3:35 p.m., Newaygo County dispatchers said.

Emergency crews searched the lake for several hours and found the body of a 69-year-old man of Charlotte. It is believed that the victim was on a boat and went overboard into the lake, deputies said. The victim’s name has not yet been released.

Several surrounding agencies assisted at the scene.

Additional details about the incident weren’t immediately known.

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