Lakewood police release photos of clothes after man’s body washes ashore

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(Photo courtesy: Lakewood Police Department)

(Photo courtesy: Lakewood Police Department)

LAKEWOOD, Ohio- Lakewood police and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office are trying to identify a man whose body was found in Lake Erie.

Last week, a man walked through a construction area at Lakewood Park, took off his clothes and went into Lake Erie. A construction worker reported the incident to police, who searched the area with the fire department and Rocky River’s marine unit.

(Photo courtesy: Lakewood Police Department)

(Photo courtesy: Lakewood Police Department)

On Saturday, a body washed ashore along the lake. Police said they believe it is the same man from three days earlier.

The man is black, 5 foot 10 and weighs 179 pounds. He was wearing tan shorts, white Hanes socks and gold sunglasses. Lakewood police released photos of the clothing on Wednesday.

Anyone with information should call the Lakewood Police Department at 216-521-6773 or Cuyahoga County Medical Office at 216-721-5610.

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