Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Body In Boat May Be Missing Gibraltar Angler

A body believed to be that of a missing Gibraltar fisherman was found in the cabin of his capsized boat today on the Detroit River near Lake Erie, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. "(The capsized boat) was found about 10:30-11 p.m. last night about 11 miles off Sterling State Park in Canadian waters," said U.S. Coast Guard Petty officer Ryan Alexander.A dive team discovered a body inside the cabin. The 47-year-old Gibraltar man was reported missing by family members Monday when he didn't return home from a fishing trip the day before, he said. The Coast Guard units at Belle Isle and Toledo began a search with air support from Detroit. The Ontario Provincial Police, which assisted in the search, are investigating. The man has not been identified.

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