A Cedar Springs man drowned last Thursday, in a Montcalm County lake.
According to the Michigan State Police Post in Lakeview, they responded to the scene at Winfield Lake at 6:12 p.m. August 19, on a report of a possible drowning. Initial attempts to locate the victim were unsuccessful, and he was later located about 30 feet from shore by the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office dive team. The Howard City Police Department, Alpha 8 and Rescue 29 also assisted at the scene.
The victim was reported to be a white male, 36, from the Cedar Springs area. Alcohol was believed to have been a factor. His name has not yet been released, pending notification of his family.