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Body of 69-year-old Charlotte man recovered in Hess Lake

Posted at 7:43 AM, Jul 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-07 09:54:07-04

BROOKS TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The body of a 69-year-old Charlotte man was recovered in Hess Lake today, according to the Newaygo County Sheriff's Occice

According to the Sheriff's Office, the first 911 call came in at 3:36 p.m., and the caller said they saw a person go under the water at Hess Lake in Brooks Township.

Newaygo's dive team, as well as the Newaygo and Grant fire departments, responded to the scene.

Divers found the body in eight feet of water after a lengthy search.

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

Erica Murphy

Erica Murphy

1:21 PM, Mar 03, 2021

Charlotte & Eaton Rapids

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