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Officials investigate drowning at Sylvania Wilderness Area


July 5, 2017

WATERSMEET — An investigation into an apparent drowning Sunday evening on East Bear Lake in the Sylvania Wilderness Area of Watersmeet Township continues.

The search resumed Monday morning and the body of 24-year-old Sang-Mook Yoon, of Grand Rapids, was recovered from the water shortly before 10 a.m. on Monday.

Law enforcement was made known of the incident around 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

A group of campers was swimming near a canoe landing on the lake. All of the people got out of the water, except for Yoon.

Gogebic County Sheriff’s Department deputies and officers of the Lac Vieux Desert t...

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