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Mich. man's body found floating near Ohio island

A body found floating in Lake Erie off Ohio's Kelleys Island on Sunday has been identified as a 53-year-old Michigan man.

Erie County Sheriff's Capt. Paul Sigsworth said Monday that foul play is not suspected in the death of Daniel Lee Abel of Waterford, Mich. Abel's 26-foot Trojan boat was found near the body.

A boater discovered the body at about 2 p.m. Sunday. U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Gabriel Settel said Abel could not be revived.

An autopsy was expected Tuesday.

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