Search efforts underway for missing man at Big Bay State Park

At approximately 2:38 PM on Sunday afternoon, La Pointe Police Department, La Pointe Fire Department and Madeline Island EMS were paged to Big Bay State Park for a subject that had jumped off one of the cliffs into Lake Superior and had not resurfaced in the water.

The subject, a 41-year-old male, is presumed to have drowned. He is still missing, and search efforts are still ongoing. The name of the missing man is being withheld pending further investigation into this incident.

GLIFWC, Wisconsin DNR, US Coast Guard, Bayfield Fire Dive Team and Sawyer County Dive Team also responded to the incident.