2 dead following boating accident

August 17, 2012

Two people are dead following a boating accident that occurred Thursday in Lake Michigan. Rescuers recovered the body of William Sorokin, 53, Plains, Penn., Thursday evening and the body of Ray Finholm, 59, Ludington this morning, according to a report issued by the Mason County Sheriff’s Office.

The report stated investigators believe the boat capsized during Thursday’s severe weather storm.

The U.S. Coast Guard, sheriff’s office and Grant Township Fire Dept. participated in the search, according to the report.

Finholm’s body was found about 8:30 a.m. on the beach in northern Mason County.

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