Man's Body Found In Chippewa Lake

(Chippewa Lake) - The body of a man, missing since Saturday night, has been found in the waters of Chippewa Lake in Medina County.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the man's body was found about 7:30 p,m. Sunday. Witnesses say the man jumped into the lake from a boat about 9:00 p.m. Saturday, and never resurfaced.

The ODNR closed the lake to all boat traffic during the search, reopening it on Monday morning. Medina County deputies and the ODNR are still investigating. The Medina County Sheriff's Office posted on Facebook, "our thoughts go out to the victim of the incident. The patience of the community is appreciated during this difficult time."

The man's name has not yet been confirmed.

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