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Body found in Marquette's Lower Harbor

MARQUETTE, MI-- Marquette City Police say a body has been found in Lake Superior. Friday around 9 a.m. officers received a call that a body was in the water approximately 200 yards south of the Lower Harbor ore dock. Upon arrival police located the body of an unidentified man near shore. Officers and personnel from the Marquette Fire Department recovered the body. Investigation into the incident continues. No other information is available at this time.

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MARQUETTE, MI--   Marquette City Police say a body has been found in Lake Superior.

Friday around 9 a.m. officers received a call that a body was in the water approximately 200 yards south of the Lower Harbor ore dock. Upon arrival police located the body of an unidentified man near shore.

Officers and personnel from the Marquette Fire Department recovered the body.

Investigation into the incident continues.

No other information is available at this time.

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