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Divers search Oneida Lake for missing boater

Divers spent hours on Oneida Lake searching for a man believed to have gone into the water and never came back up.

Posted: Jul 5, 2019 10:21 PM
Updated: Jul 6, 2019 7:30 AM

UPDATE - Search has resumed on Oneida Lake for missing boater.  This is a picture Saturday morning at 7:30 A.M..

CANASTOTA, N.Y.  - Oneida County Sheriff Rob Maciol says emergency responders from departments all around the area were out searching for a man believed to have gone off of his boat to go swimming but never came up.

According to Sheriff Maciol, there was a large law enforcement and fire department presence on Oneida Lake. There was also a helicopter circling the scene.

At this point, the identity of the individual is not being released.

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