UPDATE: Body of Missing Traverse City Man Found in Lake Skegemog

The Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Department says they have found the body of a missing man from Traverse City in Lake Skegemog.

Deputies have been searching the area for missing Traverse City man John White.

The sheriff’s office says White’s body was found Friday in Lake Skegemog.

John White’s truck was found at the Baggs Road boat launch on Lake Skegemog earlier this week.

His kayak was later discovered near the mouth of the Torch River with life jackets and a paddle nearby.

The Coast Guard, sheriff’s office and metro fire department have been scouring the area, using a variety of resources including helicopters, sonars and GPS trackers.

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