Search For Missing Swimmer At Edgewater Beach

posted by Robb Bailey - 

Edgewater Beach

CLEVELAND - Officials with the U.S. Coast Guard and Cleveland Fire Department say a call came in just after 8 p.m. Thursday, saying that witnesses saw a 60-year-old man go into the waters of Lake Erie and never came out.

Divers searched the area using sonar equipment with no success.

WKYC-TV, Channel 3, was on-sight and posted this video to their Facebook page:

Crews from several local agencies are on the scene at Edgewater Beach in search of a missing swimmer. Read more here: https://on.wkyc.com/2OId4YC

Posted by WKYC Channel 3 - Cleveland on Thursday, August 16, 2018

Cleveland Fire officials say they could not find any indications a swimmer was missing and it was unlikely the search would be resumed Friday, however, Rangers with Cleveland Metroparks will be posted on the beach to conduct a shore-based search.

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(image courtesy Robb Bailey/WTAM, video courtesy of WKYC-TV/Facebook)

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