Crews pull man’s body from Grand River in GR

Posted at 5:49 PM, Jul 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-22 19:53:46-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A man’s body was pulled from the Grand River Monday evening after two hours of searching.

Emergency responders were called around 5 p.m. to the river after a man went underwater while walking in the river. The search continued until 7 p.m. when he was found.

Life-saving measures were attempted, but weren’t successful.

The Grand Rapids Fire Department said the victim is a homeless man who lived nearby. His identity wasn’t immediately released.