Body of missing Lake Erie boater recovered
MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (WTVG) - The body of a boater who fell into Lake Erie this week was recovered Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard announced.
Samuel Ickes Jr., 21, of Fremont, fell overboard Tuesday night around 10:30 p.m. near South Bass Island. Crews said he was separated from his 27-foot boat by the wind and the current.
The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday evening after looking for him for close to 24 hours. .
He leaves behind two children.
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