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Missing Hancock man's body found in Portage Canal

HANCOCK, MI--   A body has been found in the Portage Canal, and sources say it’s a Hancock man declared missing in January. 

Kenneth Ryan Clark, 33, was reported missing on January 13 when he didn’t show up for dinner and had left his wallet and cell phone behind. His family has been posting flyers and asking for information on his whereabouts.

The body was found floating in the canal Saturday afternoon.

The Daily Mining Gazette says official sources have confirmed it was Clark’s body that was found, and the Facebook page Search for Ryan Clark indicates his family is making funeral arrangements.

Additional details have yet to be released. 

Nicole was born near Detroit but has lived in the U.P. most of her life. She graduated from Marquette Senior High School and attended Michigan State and Northern Michigan Universities, graduating from NMU in 1993 with a degree in English.