Michigan lotto winner drowns with successful ticket even now in pocket

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

Authorities think Greg Jarvis drowned during an incident on his boat.

His system was uncovered on a Saginaw Bay seashore final week, Caseville Law enforcement Chief Kyle Romzek instructed WJRT-Tv set.

Mr Jarvis, 57, was at the Blue H2o Inn in Caseville on September 13 when he won $62,000 actively playing Club Keno, a Michigan Lottery activity, operator Dawn Talaski mentioned.

Lotto winner Gregory Jarvis’ overall body was discovered listen to his boat in Michigan waters last thirty day period. (Facebook)

But Mr Jarvis couldn’t promptly acquire the winnings mainly because he didn’t have a Social Security card, which was required to get the prize, Ms Talaski said.

Mr Jarvis was past found at the bar obtaining beverages for close friends on September 19, but he nonetheless was ready for a card and hadn’t received his funds, Ms Talaski stated.

Police had been called September 24 when a overall body was observed 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, hit his head, and that’s where by he ended up in the h2o. No foul perform suspected,” Main Romzek reported.

The successful ticket was specified to Mr Jarvis’ household.