By Sara Powers

SAUGATUCK, Mich. (AP) — Police on Sunday, Aug. 15, recovered the body of a woman who drowned in Lake Michigan, hours after she was first reported missing.

The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office said Mary Claire Dice-Grooters had been swimming from a boat without a life jacket about one mile north of the Saugatuck pier head on Saturday afternoon.

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She went under the water and did not resurface, authorities said.

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Emergency teams began looking for her but had to end the search when it got dark. The search teams found the woman’s body on Sunday morning.

Dice-Grooters was 51 and from Grandville, Mich.

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