MAPLE VALLEY TOWNSHIP – A Pierson man was found dead Wednesday night in Muskellunge Lake in Trufant.
The Michigan State Police received a call at 11:41 p.m. of a missing fisherman, 52-year-old Michael Lee White.
White was located in the water near his boat at the northeast end of the lake.
Preliminary reports indicated he died of an accidental drowning, however the accident is still under investigation.
Troopers were assisted on scene by the Montcalm County Sheriff’s Office, Montcalm County Emergency Medical Services and a local resident.