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Missing Boater in Grand Haven

The search continues for a missing boater in Grand Haven. 

47-year-old John English, of Walker, is now considered a drowning victim by the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office. English went missing yesterday afternoon after diving head first off a 37-foot boat into Lake Michigan. Walker was said to have resurfaced but appeared to be struggling, and then soon went under and hasn't been seen since. The U.S. Coast Guard and Ottawa County Diving Team have been looking for English since yesterday and resumed the search around 6 this morning. They are using a 47-foot motor life boat and helicopter in assistance with the search. Lt. Steve Kempker of the Sheriff's Office advises people to always wear a life jacket in order to avoid a situation like this. 

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