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Man dies while ice fishing after jumping into water to retrieve his cell phone

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Posted at 10:09 AM, Feb 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-24 10:09:19-05

The body of a 27-year-old man who was ice fishing in Harrison Township Sunday has been located, according to the Macomb County Sheriff's Office.

The man was ice fishing with a friend early Sunday near San Jaun and North River Road when his cell phone fell into the water. The 27-year-old went into the water after his phone and did not resurface for several hours, investigators say.

A search by rescue teams located the body.

This is an ongoing investigation.