Search ends for missing boater at Chippewa Lake


MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) – The Medina County Sheriff’s Office reported Sunday evening that the search has ended for a missing boater on Chippewa Lake.

The lake was closed Saturday evening after a man went into the water Saturday and didn’t resurface.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reports the man jumped into the water around 9 p.m. Saturday.

The man’s body was recovered around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

“Our thoughts go out to the victim of the incident,” the Medina County Sheriff’s Office wrote in a Facebook post.

Crews had closed the lake during the search.

The lake will reopen at 6 a.m. Monday.

The victim has not been identified.

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