Body Of Missing Kayaker Found In Lake Michigan

The body of a missing kayaker has been found in Lake Michigan.

Grand Haven Public Safety Officers say the body of Sheldon Benson of Coppersville was recovered this morning around 1:00 a.m. by the Ottawa County North Dive Team.

Witnesses say Benson’s kayak overturned near the south pier in Grand Haven State Park on Saturday around 7:00 p.m.

Another man from Jackson who’s kayak also capsized was able to swim to shore.

He says he tried to help Benson as both tried to swim to safety.