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70-year-old fisherman found dead, submerged in water

A 70-year-old missing on a fishing trip, was found dead hours later.

BARRY COUNTY, Mich. - A 70-year-old fisherman was found dead early Monday morning.

Barry County Sheriff's deputies were sent to Kiser Road and Upton Trail on reports of a person not breathing around 12:10 a.m.

Deputies say a family member found 70-year-old David Neeson was found submerged in water. The family member went out looking for him after he didn't return home from fishing that afternoon.

Attempts to revive Neeson were made, but were unsuccessful. His death is under investigation.

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