UPDATE: Body of Missing Boater Identified

The body of a missing boater has been found in a Grand Traverse County lake.

Deputies say Buddy Schardt of Traverse City was boating and swimming in Boardman Lake with several others when Schardt started struggling in the water. 

Two people tried to rescue him, but couldn’t. 

Schardt’s body was found later Saturday night in the 60 degree water. 

Police say he was not wearing a life jacket. They do not believe alcohol was involved. 

This incident is still under investigation.