Sheboygan officials: Search underway to find man who jumped into Lake Michigan

Updated: 6:22 p.m. on June 1, 2022

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The search for a missing 26-year-old man who witnesses believe jumped into Lake Michigan Monday night was discontinued Wednesday evening.

Multiple agencies continued the search Wednesday morning, with multiple agencies searching the Sheboygan harbor using underwater sonar and drones.

Divers also checked areas of the harbor and were unable to locate the victim.


Posted: 9:25 a.m. on May 31, 2022

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Sheboygan officials are searching for a man who possibly jumped from a north break wall into Lake Michigan Monday, May 30. 

According to the man’s family who was on scene, the individual was last seen removing his clothing and running down the break wall with the intent of jumping into the water.

Upon arrival, Sheboygan Fire Department Rescue swimmers along with Sheboygan police officers began to search the area for any signs of the man.

The Sheboygan County Dive team, Sheboygan County Sheriff’s Department, US Coast Guard Station Sheboygan and a US Coast Guard Helicopter from Air Station Waukegan assisted with this search.

Search was suspended at approximately 2 a.m., due to lake and weather conditions. The search picked back up Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. 

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