Two local lives were lost to drownings in Lake Michigan in 2016, and while 2017 has been safe so far, it’s only a matter of time before another tragedy strikes.
The 27-year-old had recently immigrated from Afghanistan.
HOLLAND — A 27-year-old Lansing man died after being pulled from the waters at Holland State Park on Saturday, June 10, around 6:34 p.m.
Police are investigating the drowning death of a 3-year-old in Ottawa County’s Park Township.
A body has been recovered from Lake Michigan that officials believe is one of two teens who drowned off Holland State Park more than a week ago.
The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office is back out on the water Thursday, Sept. 1, for a recovery effort of two teen boys who presumably drowned on the night of Wednesday, Aug. 31.
HOLLAND — The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department is now calling a search for two teenagers in Lake Michigan a recovery effort.
PORT SHELDON TWP. — Police have released the name of the 60-year-old Grand Haven Township man who drowned Sunday afternoon in Lake Michigan.
PORT SHELDON TWP. — A 60-year-old Grand Haven Township man drowned while body surfing near the Port Sheldon north pier early Sunday afternoon.
MEARS — The body of missing fisherman Steve Bruce has been located after a deadly fishing trip this past Sunday, Aug. 14, in Lake Michigan.
A 23-year-old Coopersville man drowned after flipping his kayak early Saturday evening in Lake Michigan south of Grand Haven City Beach.
GRAND RAPIDS (WZZM-TV) — A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit against a Lakeshore community that kept a beach open despite dangerous rip currents that led to the drowning death of a park visitor.
BERRIEN COUNTY — Troopers from the Niles Post are investigating a body found on the shoreline at Lake Michigan in Berrien County.