Coast Guard searching Lake Erie after boat found idling with no one on board

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CLEVELAND — The Coast Guard has teamed up with multiple agencies to search Lake Erie for a missing boater.

According to a press release, the Coast Guard command center received a call from Metroparks Police around 7 p.m. on Sunday.

They said their marine unit came across a boat idling about a mile from the Cleveland Harbor. No one was on board, but they did find a life jacket and cellphone.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Ohio State Police are assisting with the investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 8 for updates. 


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