Wed. 12:30 p.m.: Missing boater’s body found

BAZETTA – The body of Mosquito Lake boater missing since Sunday was located by searchers about 10:50 a.m. today, said officials at Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

The body of John Schuster, 51, was recovered at the lake, Stephanie Leis, communication director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources said. Trumbull County Coroner Humphrey Germaniuk will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death, Leis said.

Schuster of the Girard area and another man fell into the water about 10:30 a.m. Sunday when their canoe capsized on a choppy lake. Boaters passing by were able to rescue the other man, who has not been identified, but were unable to reach Schuster.

Searchers have been working to find Schuster since Sunday.

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