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Teen dead in Sanilac County drowning

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SANILAC COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

A West Bloomfield teenager is dead after drowning in southern Lake Huron in Sanilac County's Worth Township.

The incident happened Tuesday afternoon.

Rescue crews responding to the scene found 18-year-old Ikechukwu Onwuzurike at around 8 p.m. after conducting a search by boat and aircraft.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted on scene by the US Coast Guard, Michigan State Police-Caro Post, Sanilac County Sheriff's Aero Unit and the Burtchville Township Fire Department.

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

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