Michigan lotto winner drowns with profitable ticket still in pocket

A Michigan male died with a successful $62,000 lottery ticket in his wallet, law enforcement mentioned.

Authorities believe that Greg Jarvis drowned throughout an incident on his boat.

His physique was uncovered on a Saginaw Bay seashore past week, Caseville Law enforcement Chief Kyle Romzek told WJRT-Television set.

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 game, operator Dawn Talaski mentioned.

Lotto winner Gregory Jarvis’ physique was found hear his boat in Michigan waters past thirty day period. (Facebook)

But Mr Jarvis couldn’t promptly acquire the winnings since he did not have a Social Safety card, which was required to get the prize, Ms Talaski stated.

Mr Jarvis was previous noticed at the bar obtaining beverages for good friends on September 19, but he still was waiting around for a card and hadn’t obtained his money, Ms Talaski claimed.

Law enforcement had been referred to as September 24 when a physique was uncovered in close proximity to a boat that belonged to Mr Jarvis. An autopsy was performed.

“We are contemplating that he was tying up his boat, slipped and fell, strike his head, and which is wherever he ended up in the drinking water. No foul engage in suspected,” Main Romzek reported.

The profitable ticket was given to Mr Jarvis’ household.