Man recovered from Saginaw Bay identified - WNEM TV 5

Man recovered from Saginaw Bay identified

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AKRON TOWNSHIP, MI (WNEM) -

Rescue crews have recovered the body of man who went missing Saturday night in the Saginaw Bay.

The victim has been identified as 39-year-old Jason King from Reese.

King was fishing with Gary Godfrey of Banister Saturday night when their airboat hit some ice and capsized in 7 feet of water.

The Coast Guard rescued Godfrey Saturday night.

They turned recovery efforts over to Tuscola County, and the Huron County Sheriff's Department stepped in with its dive team.

Godfrey is in stable condition.

Alcohol was not believed to be a factor in the incident.

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