MUNISING, MI-- The Alger County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an apparent drowning in Munising Bay.
Officials received a call Wednesday around 12:35 p.m. regarding what appeared to be a body floating in the
water. Deputies and Rescue 21 personnel responded and located the body near the west side of the bay.
The victim was an 81-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Preliminary findings indicate she ventured out into Lake Superior sometime after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The incident remains under investigation.