(WJBK) - Police recovered a man's body in the Clinton River Monday after searching over the weekend.
It is just the latest in a number of water related deaths or life threatening incidents as fun in the water has turned dangerous of late.
Over the weekend a 20-year-old Sterling Heights man drowned at Stony Creek Metro Park. He died Sunday morning.
And rescue efforts were needed at the Belle Isle beach after a teen from Highland Park was rescued from the water by emergency crews. Officials Say he is in the hospital and breathing with the assistance of a ventilator.
Safety experts say you should always swim in designated areas, have a buddy with you and wear a life jacket.
"I make sure I keep her very close to me," said Buffy Ryals, a Clinton Township parent. "I make sure I have a vest on in the water."
Many say keeping a watchful eye on everyone kids and adults is the key to staying safe.
I would never let them in there by themselves," said Angel Paisecki, a Westland parent. "Anything can happen really quick."