Hancock Police Department

HANCOCK, MI--   Officials have released the cause of death for a man whose body was found in the Portage Canal in April. 

WLUC-TV says the autopsy for 38-year-old Duane Kangas of Hancock is complete. The Hancock Police Department says water was found in Kangas’ lungs, which indicates he drowned.

Officials do not believe foul play was involved.

Kangas was reported missing last November. He was seen crossing the Portage Lift Bridge into Hancock. His car was found in the canal in May.

HANCOCK, MI--   Hancock Police are looking for a man missing since Tuesday.

Officers say Duane Kangas, 38, was last seen leaving the Krist Food Mart in Houghton around 1 p.m. that day. He was driving a black, 1996 Olds Bravada, Michigan registration DGV3231.

Kangas is a 5’8”, 175-pound white male with long brown hair and brown eyes. He has several tattoos on his back and arms.

Anyone with knowledge of Kangas’ whereabouts is asked to call the Hancock Police Department at 482-3102.