Coast Guard ends active search for missing boy in Lake Erie

9th Coast Guard District News
CLEVELAND – The Coast Guard has ended its seach for a for a boy in Lake Erie near Edgewater Beach, Tuesday afternoon.

The body of the missing boy was recovered by the Cleveland Fire Department. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the chief of Metro Park Rangers and taken to MetroHealth Hospital.

At 3:30 p.m., a watchstander at Coast Guard Station Cleveland Harbor, in Cleveland, received notification from a Cleveland Police Officer reporting a missing 15-year-old boy, who was last seen entering the lake at Perkins Beach in Edgewater Park in Cleveland.

A rescue boatcrew aboard a 45-Response Boat-Medium launched from Coast Guard Station Clevleand Harbor and a rescue aircrew aboard an MH65-C Dolphin helicopter launched from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit.

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