Body of Missing Man Found in West Grand Traverse Bay

Crews have been searching for Randy Day since last Wednesday afternoon, a day after he was reported missing. Now police tell us they have found his body.

Divers from the Grand Traverse County Sheriff’s Office and Leelanau County located Day’s body around noon Wednesday near Neahtawanta Point.

They found Day’s truck at a boat launch, his kayak in a harbor in Grand Traverse County and his backpack with his cell phone across the bay in Leelanau County.

Michigan State Police, Roscommon County Sheriff’s Office, Antrim County Sheriff’s Office, the Coast Guard, Peninsula Fire and EMS, NMC, Leelanau County Sheriff’s Office and Grand Traverse Tribal Band Conservation Department all assisted in the search.

Detectives are still investigating Day’s death and disappearance.

The medical examiner is working to figure out a cause of death.