Body found in bay near former Erie Coke site

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Erie Police and firefighters recovered a body from Lake Erie after fishermen called 911.

The body was found near the Erie Coke plant not far from the channel shortly after 12:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Erie Police, Erie firefighters, members of the Coast Guard and volunteers all assisted.

There has been no identity released as of yet, but the body was found in an area where a 21-year old man was reported missing at the end of March.

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