Man dead after boat capsizes on Muskegon Lake

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MUSKEGON, Mich. (WOOD) — Investigators say a Muskegon man is dead after being pulled from Muskegon Lake.

The Muskegon County Sheriff’s marine unit was called to the lake shortly before 9:30 a.m. Friday 

It  happened shortly before 9:30 a.m. Friday on the south side of the lake,  at the tip of a peninsula southwest of downtown Muskegon. 

Investigators  believe the 48-year-old man was alone when the small boat he was  aboard capsized. He was found in the water and pulled ashore.  

It's  unclear how long the man was in the water, but authorities believe he  drowned. Investigators say there is no obvious signs of trauma to his  body.

Police are withholding the man's name until they've notified his family.

This  is a developing news story. We have a crew at the scene; check back for  updates on woodtv.com and tune into 24 Hour News 8 at noon for a live  report.

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