Lorain man drowns at Sheffield Lake Boat Launch

Body recovered from Lake Erie in Sheffield Lake

SHEFFIELD LAKE, OHIO - A Lorain man, 21, died after drowning in Lake Erie at the Sheffield Lake Boat Launch Tuesday night.

Wednesday morning, the Lorain County Corner identified him as Adam Hinton.

Police and fire units were called to the scene at 4125 Lake Road for a possible drowning around 10:24 p.m.

Avon Lake fire and the Lorain County Dive Team joined the search.

Divers entered the water around 11:39 p.m. and found the victim three minutes later.

Sheffield lake Fire Chief Tim Card said He was either walking along in the water or walking near the rocks.


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