Man’s Body Found in Manistee River; Death Ruled an Accidental Drowning

We now know the name of a man found dead in the Manistee River Monday afternoon.

The sheriff’s department says the body of 83-year-old Lee Cabot, of Manistee, was found Monday by his wife.

He was submerged on the north bank of the Manistee River near the M-55 bridge in Manistee Township.

An autopsy revealed Cabot died from an accidental drowning.