UPDATE: Police Identify Body Of Man Found In Mason County

UPDATE: The body found in Mason County Tuesday has been identified as a missing man from Wisconsin.

Sheriff Kim Cole confirmed that the man is Allen Townsend. Townsend went missing last November.

Wisconsin's Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department has notified Townsend's family. 

Authorities say 3 bikers found Townsend's body on the shoreline of Lake Michigan Tuesday night in Mason County, just north of Big Point Sable Lighthouse.

An autopsy was performed Wednesday morning. The cause of death has yet to be determined. 

Mason County and Sheboygan County police are working together to investigate.

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