Body of missing man recovered from Saginaw River

Ricky Giddings (Source: Essexville Public Safety)

Officials are no longer actively searching for a man who failed to return from a canoe trip.

The Coast Guard and Essexville Police were searching for 60-year-old Ricky Giddings of Tuscola County.

Giddings hasn’t been seen since 8 a.m. on March 1, his vehicle was discovered later that day in Smith Park in Essexville.

Mr. Giddings is 6’1”, 245 pounds with grey hair and blue eyes.

His canoe was located at around 4 p.m. on March 2. near the DNR Boat Launch in Bangor Township, near the mouth of the Saginaw River.

Officials are still asking that you call 911 if you see or know anything about Mr. Giddings.

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