The body of a man found in Lake Michigan off the village of Cleveland has been identified.
According to Deputy Inspector Jason Orth of the Manitowoc County Sheriff’s Department, the victim was identified as Minhbao Pham, 38, of Fresh Meadows, New York. An investigation determined that Pham was the individual witnesses observed potentially drowning on May 1 while in the lake north of Hika Bay Park.
His body was located around 4:01 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22 on the shoreline about 1.5 miles south of Hika Bay Park.
An autopsy was performed on May 23 by the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. The cause of death is pending the autopsy results which may take several weeks.
Orth said the investigation is ongoing but that no foul play is suspected.