Body of man missing since Sunday in Saginaw Bay recovered

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) – Authorities on Wednesday recovered the body of a man who disappeared after jumping from a pontoon boat in Saginaw Bay. Bay County Sheriff Troy Cunningham says a fisherman spotted the body of 58-year-old Timothy Wallschlager of Carrollton Township floating in the bay about 300 to 500 yards from Shelter and Channel Island and notified the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

He says DNR personnel went to the area the fisherman described and recovered the body. Wallschlager went underwater Sunday afternoon near Bay City State Park. He and five others were on a pontoon boat and he leaped into the water and began struggling against the waves.