Michigan lotto winner drowns with successful ticket still in pocket

A Michigan person died with a successful $62,000 lottery ticket in his wallet, police mentioned.

Authorities feel Greg Jarvis drowned in the course of an incident on his boat.

His entire body was discovered on a Saginaw Bay seashore last week, Caseville Police Chief Kyle Romzek advised WJRT-Tv.

Mr Jarvis, 57, was at the Blue Water Inn in Caseville on September 13 when he received $62,000 actively playing Club Keno, a Michigan Lottery recreation, proprietor Dawn Talaski said.

Lotto winner Gregory Jarvis’ human body was identified listen to his boat in Michigan waters very last month. (Facebook)

But Mr Jarvis couldn’t right away obtain the winnings simply because he failed to have a Social Protection card, which was needed to get the prize, Ms Talaski reported.

Mr Jarvis was last seen at the bar shopping for beverages for close friends on September 19, but he even now was ready for a card and hadn’t gained his cash, Ms Talaski claimed.

Law enforcement have been identified as September 24 when a overall body was uncovered close to a boat that belonged to Mr Jarvis. An autopsy was performed.

“We are pondering that he was tying up his boat, slipped and fell, strike his head, and that’s where he finished up in the water. No foul participate in suspected,” Main Romzek mentioned.

The profitable ticket was presented to Mr Jarvis’ spouse and children.