Lansing man drowns in Castleton Twp.


The Barry County Sheriff’s Office sent a release about a drowning that happened today at 8:00 AM on Thornapple Lake.

A boat was drifting about 200 yards off the shore of Camp Thornapple with a life jacket floating nearby, when authorities approached the boat they found a man floating at the surface next to the drifting boat.

According to the Sheriff’s Department, Edward Louis Phillips of Lansing was not wearing a personal flotation device when he fell overboard and was unable to get back into the boat.

He was dead when the police arrived and foul play is not suspected.

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