Michigan lotto winner drowns with profitable ticket nevertheless in pocket

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

Authorities imagine Greg Jarvis drowned all through an accident on his boat.

His overall body was found on a Saginaw Bay seashore final 7 days, Caseville Police Main Kyle Romzek informed WJRT-Television set.

Mr Jarvis, 57, was at the Blue Water Inn in Caseville on September 13 when he gained $62,000 taking part in Club Keno, a Michigan Lottery recreation, proprietor Dawn Talaski stated.

Lotto winner Gregory Jarvis’ system was located hear his boat in Michigan waters previous thirty day period. (Fb)

But Mr Jarvis couldn’t promptly obtain the winnings for the reason that he didn’t have a Social Protection card, which was required to get the prize, Ms Talaski stated.

Mr Jarvis was very last viewed at the bar obtaining beverages for good friends on September 19, but he even now was waiting for a card and hadn’t gained his income, Ms Talaski claimed.

Law enforcement have been termed September 24 when a body was discovered in the vicinity of a boat that belonged to Mr Jarvis. An autopsy was performed.

“We are considering 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 play suspected,” Chief Romzek stated.

The successful ticket was offered to Mr Jarvis’ spouse and children.