Authorities: Body found in Lake Michigan is Muskegon man

Ottawa County

An undated photo of Ramal Roby courtesy his family.

PARK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The body pulled from Lake Michigan near Holland is that of a Muskegon man who went missing in the water in February, authorities say.

The body was positively identified as that of Ramal Roby, 30, authorities said Friday. Roby fell through the ice and into Lake Michigan at Pere Marquette Park in Muskegon on Feb. 25.

His body was reported floating in the water around 4:15 p.m. Thursday in the 100 block of N Lakeshore Avenue in Park Township. Deputies pulled it from the water.

An autopsy was conducted in Grand Rapids Friday. Authorities say the death has been ruled an accidental drowning.

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