Body of Missing Kayaker Found in Otsego Lake

A body was discovered Friday.

Investigators believe it’s a kayaker who disappeared almost a month ago on Otsego Lake.

Emergency crews responded back on April 6 after a woman saw Lawrence Beach launching a kayak into Otsego Lake and later saw the kayak overturned.

Michigan State Police believe the body found Friday afternoon was Lawrence Beach.

9&10’s Whitney Amann was at Otsego Lake with the latest on the discovery,

Michigan State Police say the body was found earlier Friday afternoon.

The man’s body was discovered on the east side of Otsego Lake, north of the state park.

Police said they believe the body is Lawrence Beach, a 28-year-old whose kayak was found overturned nearly a month ago.

Original attempts to find him were unsuccessful and the search became a recovery effort.

We have also been told Beach’s family has been notified.

Stay with Northern Michigan’s News Leader for the latest information as it becomes available.