Body of missing Sheboygan man found in Lake Michigan

CREATED Apr 17, 2014

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SHEBOYGAN -- The body of a missing Sheboygan man was found in Lake Michigan near Ludington, Mich. on Tuesday.

Sheboygan police received information that a unknown male had been found on Wednesday. The description of the male matched closely to Allen L. Townsend  who had been reported missing to Sheboygan Police in December of 2013.

Sheboygan police said they contacted police officials from the area for identification purposes and they believe the man is Townsend.

The body was transported to the Mason County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

Initial investigation reveals foul play is not suspected.