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Barry County Sheriff's Office identifies victim of Middle Lake drowning

Sheriff’s office asks for help finding missing Barry Co. man
Posted at 9:57 AM, Aug 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-29 20:35:38-04

CARLTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Update 8/29/2021: Authorities found and identified the man as 56-year old William Reagan in Middle Lake around 5:00 p.m.

The Barry County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 66-year-old man they believe drowned in Middle Lake over the weekend.

Deputies responded Saturday to the lake in Carlton Township, where the man had been fishing on his kayak, according to a news release Monday.

Another boater found the kayak floating empty

The victim’s name is being withheld by officials pending notification of relatives.