Marquette Police Department seeks missing person

Brett Harriman

The Marquette Police Department needs the public’s help to find a missing kayaker.  Brett Russell Harriman, a 40 year old Marquette man has been missing since yesterday afternoon.

Police say he went into Lake Superior near the Presque Isle Pavilion with a kayak between 12:30 and 2:00 pm on Wednesday.

Officers searched the shoreline, and nearby islands for the Harriman, but he could not be found.

His capsized kayak was later recovered near the shore of Partridge Island. 

The MPD will continue to search for Harriman.  Marquette County Sheriff’s Department Marine Operations and the Department of Natural Resources will assist in the search.

Anyone with information should contact the Marquette Police Department at (906) 228-0400.  

The DNR Great Lakes Enforcement Unit, the Michigan State Police and the United States Coast Guard assisted MPD with the initial search.