(CBS DETROIT) – A dive crew discovered the physique of a person on Tuesday afternoon after he went below in Lake St. Clair and didn’t resurface.
On Aug. 7, at about 6 p.m. the Macomb County Marine Division deputies responded to studies of a male within the water who didn’t resurface.
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Police say the person, Essa Koja, 37, of Macomb was on a 37′ Sea Ray boat with 17 of his family and friends when the incident occurred.
The boat was stopped so the group may swim in Anchor Bay, about one mile from Lottievue in 13′ of water.
Whereas stopped, the boat was unanchored and continued to float.
Officers say Koja jumped within the water and yelled for assist as a result of he was not a robust swimmer.
A number of folks jumped in to strive an help him, however they had been unsuccessful.
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Police say that neither Koja, or any of the folks making an attempt to help him, had been sporting life jackets.
The Macomb County Marine Division, the Macomb County Dive Crew, and the U.S Coast Guard, arrived to the scene to help with the search.
As of midnight, on Sunday, Aug. 7, he had not been situated.
The Macomb County Dive Crew situated Koja deceased on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at about 2:15 p.m. in 10′ of water the place the 911 name had been made.
Police say the boat was registered to Koja’s brother and the right quantity of life jackets for all passengers had been on board.
Along with this, police say they consider climate and alcohol performed an element.
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