South Rockwood – A boat belonging to a 29-year-old man and his 6-year-old son who were reported missing in late March while fishing on a southeastern Michigan river has been found.

Police in Flat Rock said on the department’s Facebook page that the boat was recovered Sunday, the Monroe News reported Monday.

Justin Oaks and his son, Jaxon, were last heard from via a text message March 29. They were in a 14-foot boat and fishing the Huron River between Lake Erie and the Interstate 75 overpass in the South Rockwood area.

They have not been found.

Police have said Oaks and his son did not return to their vehicle which was parked at a boat launch with an empty boat trailer attached to it.

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