Police ID Kalamazoo River drowning victim

Posted at 8:12 AM, Jul 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-13 08:34:34-04

MARSHALL, Mich. — Police have identified the boater found in the Kalamazoo River on Wednesday as 30-year-old Nathan Kelly Sykora.

Just after 6:00 p.m. officers responded to the report of a missing person near the 700 block of River Street.   They arrived to find Sykora’s boat with a trolling motor and the family dog still inside.

After hours of searching by a officers, a dive team and with the assistance of a helicopter, Sykora’s body was located .

The 30-year-old had known medical problems, however, the incident is still under investigation and no official cause has been determined.

No foul play is suspected in this case.