TRAVERSE CITY — Sheriff’s deputies are trying to determine what happened to a man who was found dead in an inland lake.

The man’s body was found floating in East Bay Township’s Spider Lake after Grand Traverse County sheriff’s deputies responded the area following a 911 call at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a sheriff’s department release.

The man, whose identity wasn’t released, was located near a boat and authorities said they aren’t sure exactly how long he had been in the water before he was spotted. Deputies will continue to investigate the situation.

No further details were available late Wednesday night. Calls to sheriff’s officials were not immediately returned.

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