Body of missing teen recovered from lake near Ludington

Associated Press
A Mason County Sheriff’s Office boat searches the waters near the Lake Michigan beach house at Ludington State Park on Tuesday morning.

Ludington – A western Michigan sheriff says the body of a teenager has been recovered from Lake Michigan near Ludington.

Mason County Sheriff Kim Cole says a diver recovered the body of 18-year-old Daniel McCarthy about 300 yards from shore in water 18 feet deep Tuesday night.

McCarthy had last been seen struggling in the water around 3 p.m. Monday.

The sheriff’s office says an autopsy will be performed.

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