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Published: Thursday, 5/8/2014 - Updated: 5 months ago

U.S. Coast Guard finds body in Lake Erie of man who went missing after boating accident

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Andrew Rose, 33, of Maumee, was the last one of four people who were reported missing after an April 17 fishing trip on the lake. Andrew Rose, 33, of Maumee, was the last one of four people who were reported missing after an April 17 fishing trip on the lake.
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Story updated at 2:06 a.m. to reflect the following correction: Andrew Rose is from Maumee.

The U.S. Coast Guard recovered a body in Lake Erie today that is believed to be the fourth victim of a boating accident last month, officials said.

Ottawa County Sheriff Stephen Levorchick confirmed that the body was found today, but did not know what time or where on the water. 

When reached by phone today, an official at the Toledo Coast Guard Station could not provide information right away, but said more would be available soon.

Andrew Rose, 33, of Maumee, was the last one of four people who were reported missing after an April 17 fishing trip on the lake. Ottawa County Coroner Dr. Daniel Cadigan sent out a news release stating that the body is believed to be that of Mr. Rose.

The body of Bryan Huff, 32, was recovered on Tuesday; an autopsy was to be performed today.Dr. Cadigan did not returned a call for comment on the autopsy. 

The bodies of Amy Santus, 33, of Perrysburg Township and Paige Widmer, 16, of Pelion, S.C., were recovered shortly after the boat was found capsized in the lake.



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