Bay Village Police investigating car, body pulled from Lake Erie

Bay Village Police and the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office were on scene Sunday morning after a car was pulled from Lake Erie.

Crews were called out around 8:30 a.m. Sunday after a car was spotted in the water.

There was one body inside of the vehicle, which was pulled from Lake Erie in the area of Lake and Dover Center Road.

Police said a 75-year-old male was found inside of the vehicle, which was recovered below the cliffs on the east end of Cahoon Park where it appeared the vehicle entered the water.

The deceased male matched a description of a Bay Village resident reported missing to Bay Village Police on Saturday, October 19 around 11:53 p.m.

The body was transported to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office for official identification. 

The Medical Examiner's Office and the Bay Village Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the man's death but no criminal activity is suspected.

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