Body of 61-year-old swimmer recovered from Lake St. Clair

Posted at 6:45 PM, Aug 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 16:30:26-04

Authorities recovered the body of a 61-year-old man from Lake St. Clair on Wednesday. 

The man's name has not yet been released, but the family has been notified. 

The U.S. Coast Guard began conducting a search for the man on Tuesday, Aug. 14 after he did not resurface while swimming in the lake with his wife. 

According to police, the couple was on a boat that drifted away as they were swimming. The wife said she looked back for her husband and noticed that he had disappeared.

The man was not wearing a life jacket.