Body of missing man found at Grand Lake St. Mary’s

ST. MARY’S, Ohio (WDTN) — The body of a missing man has been found at Grand Lake St. Mary’s.

The Montezuma Fire Department recovered the body around 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday near Safety Island.

Authorities with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources have identified the man as 48-year-old Kevin Mann from Portland, Indiana. Mann’s family has been notified.

His body was taken to a hospital. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office will handle the autopsy.

The recovery of Mann’s body capped a search that lasted more than three days. Mann went missing near Lake Montezuma in Mercer County around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday.

A spokesperson for ODNR said they received a call of a man who fell out of his boat. Authorities used sonar detection and a K-9 unit were used to find Mann’s body. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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