HAYES TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Authorities in northern Michigan are investigating
the apparent drowning of an Arizona man.
The Charlevoix County sheriff’s department said authorities got a call Saturday
evening of a body washing up on the shore of Lake Charlevoix in Hayes Township.
The 27-square-mile lake is in the northern Lower Peninsula, about 40 miles
northeast of Traverse City.
Sheriff W.D. Schneider identified the victim as 56-year-old Philip Boal of
Tucson and said he was swimming with family members a few hours earlier.
Schneider said an autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death.