NORTHPORT, MI – On Wednesday August 14th, 2019, a boat had beached itself near a residence off E. Ingalls Bay Road in Northport.
The owner of the watercraft, Terry Eugene Warren, 57-years-old, from Northport, was observed leaving the Northport Port Marina around 4:00PM that day. The boat was located at about 6:00PM with no one aboard.
Michigan State Police, United States Coast Guard and local agencies from Leelanau County worked together to search and locate Terry Warren.
Terry Warren was located deceased at approximately 10:00AM on Sunday August 18th, 2019, in Ingalls Bay in Omena, Michigan. A citizen noticed what they thought could be a body in the water and they contacted authorities. Northport EMS recovered his body in about 5 feet of water.
His cause of death has not yet been determined. An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday in Kalamazoo. It is believed that Terry Warren possibly fell overboard while the boat was underway in the water.