Body Recovered From Iron County Lake

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GLR News Update

Iron County, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Authorities in Iron County have recovered the body of a missing fisherman from an area lake.

The Iron County Sheriff’s Office says the body of 56-year-old Brian Ernest Mennecke of Ames, Iowa was recovered from Hagerman Lake by divers from the Michigan State Police Dive Team.

The body was recovered Wednesday night around 8:30 central time in about 35 feet of water.

The search for Mennecke began when his unmanned boat crashed into the lake’s boat dock last Saturday.

Authorities say they believe he fell into the water before the crash.

No foul play is suspected and the investigation is continuing.

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