Police release name of Avon Lake drowning victim

Police release name of Avon Lake drowning victim

AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) - Police say the man who drowned in Lake Erie near Miller Road Park is Anthony Norman, 23, of Bristolville.

Norman's body was located Thursday morning near the GenOn Power Plant discharge area.

Authorities and rescue squads were called out to Lake Erie near Miller Road Park around 8:30 Wednesday evening after Norman went missing.  Norman had been fishing with five other men.

Crews suspended their search around 11 p.m. Wednesday and resumed first thing Thursday morning.

Norman's family members had remained at Miller Road Park until his body was found.

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