Harrison man found dead in Shingle Lake

June 13, 2014

Scenic view of Shingle Lake

Scenic view of Shingle Lake

By Pat Maurer

A 79-year-old Harrison man Alfred Gengler, was found in Shingle Lake in Lake George Saturday afternoon.

The call came in at 4:37 p.m. June 7.

Clare County Deputies responding to the report of an unresponsive male in the lake in Lincoln Township removed the man from the water and rescuers attempted CPR, but Gengler was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of death was ruled as natural by the Medical Examiner, Undersheriff Dwayne Miedzianowski said Wednesday afternoon.

Lincoln Fire Department and Mobile Medical Response Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.

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