UPDATE: Names of 2 missing hunters recovered from Ohio lake released

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UPDATE:

TIPPICANOE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two missing hunters from Michigan whose bodies were recovered from an Ohio lake a day after they were reported missing.

Adria Bergeron of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District said the bodies of 63-year-old James “Bud” Miller, Jr. of Rives Junction and 43-year-old James McKibbin of Parma were found at about 2 p.m. Monday near the shoreline of Clendening Lake.

The two were last seen around 1 p.m. Sunday arriving at Clendening Lake Marina.

Friends reported them missing late that night.

Search crews were still looking for the missing boat the men had been using on the lake.

Original: 11/17

TIPPECANOE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the bodies of two missing hunters from Michigan have been recovered from an Ohio lake a day after they were reported missing.

Adria Bergeron of the Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District said the bodies of the two were found near the shoreline of Clendening Lake on Monday afternoon.

Bergeron said the men were 43 and 60 years old and lived in south-central Michigan.

Both died of drowning, they said. Their names haven’t been released.

Efforts are still underway to locate the boat the men had been using on the lake, she said.

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