Stories tagged with: Boat Capsized

March 31, 2014 - 9:42pm
16 weeks 1 day ago

Authorities have found the body of a second boater presumed drowned in a central Ohio Lake after a fishing boat capsized.

A spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources says searchers found the man Monday in Buckeye Lake, where the 16-foot aluminum boat capsized Friday. The agency identified him as 61-year-old Jason Lewis of Columbus.

The body of another boater was recovered Friday. He was identified as 62-year-old Gary Cook, also of Columbus. Officials said the water...

July 14, 2013 - 9:16pm
1 year 1 week ago

The body of 53 year old, Mark Walters, was found Sunday afternoon by search crews on the Muskingum River.

According to Coshocton County Sheriff's Office, Sergeant John Glasure, Walters body surfaced around 2:30 pm, about a half a mile from where he was last seen, near the bridge on County Road 273 and the American Electric Power Plant in Conesville.

Two search crews, had been searching the river since about 8 in morning,  because officials suspected a body...

July 12, 2013 - 5:54pm
1 year 1 week ago

It is day two of a search of the Muskingum river for a Coshocton man who has been missing since the boat he was riding in capsized.

In only two weeks time, southeastern Ohio has seen more than 7 inches of rain and has caused significant flooding of local rivers and streams. Harsh flood conditions are extremely dangerous and are to blame for the flipping of a boat into the Muskingum River in Coshocton with three individuals on board. 53 year old Mark Walters is still missing.

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July 12, 2013 - 5:18am
1 year 1 week ago

 Crews will be back at work Friday morning searching for a man still missing in the Muskingum River. 

Authorities had to call off the search for the 53-year-old man Thursday night as they reported it was too dangerous to be near the water after dark. The river is still high from recent rains and had a swift current. 

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office said this all began at 6:53 p.m. Thursday when they received a call from 48-year-old Chris Holder advising he...

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