Bodies of missing duck hunters recovered in Lake St. Clair

MACOMB COUNTY, MICH. - The bodies of a father and son who went missing Saturday afternoon after they left home to go duck hunting on Lake St. Clair have been recovered today, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office said.

In a news release, Lt. John Michalke identified the victims as  59-year-old Timothy Hughes and 24-year-old Daniel Hughes.

Michalke said their bodies were recovered in Canadian waters, about 4 miles from Seaway Island. Their boat was also recovered in the same area. Families were notified, according to a news release from the sheriff's office.

The sheriff's office was notified around 2 a.m. by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office that the pair were overdue from a hunting trip on Lake St. Clair.

"They were due back Saturday at 1 p.m., but they never came back," Michalke said.

The sheriff's office located their pickup truck and boat trailer at the Lake St. Clair Metropark Boat Launch.

The sheriff's office, United States Coast Guard and Canadian Coast Guard all participated in the search, according to the release.

Further details were not released.

Detroit Free Press


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