Man’s body pulled from Muskegon Lake

MUSKEGON, Mich. —  Authorities say the body of a man who went missing in Muskegon Lake was recovered Friday evening.

The Muskegon County Sheriff’s Office says the body of Mark Allen Finkler, 60, of Twin Lake, was recovered from the lake at about 8:15 p.m. Friday.

Rescue crews from Muskegon County and the U.S. Coast Guard searched the lake for several hours after he went into the lake Friday afternoon from the Muskegon State Park Channel Campground.

Finkler reportedly went after his boat after it was swept off the beach and into the lake.

A woman at the campground told officials that he was 50 to 60 yards offshore when she saw him go under and not come back up.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s