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Top Stories of 2012: Skeleton Found at Cedar Point Was Missing Solon Man

Solon Patch reviews its most-read stories of 2012.

Editor's Note: Solon Patch is reviewing its top stories of 2012. These stories are either some of the top read of the year or some of the biggest overall stories of the year. This story is reprinted from earlier in the year.

A skeleton found in June near Cedar Point amusement park were later confirmed to be the remains of Solon resident and missing boater Charles Kaplan.

Kaplan, of Solon, has been missing since his boat was found capsized near the amusement park last October.

Kaplan's companion, Pam Holstein, was found dead inside the boat last year. The Coast Guard combed the area for Kaplan, but he was never found and the search for him was suspended.

Two boys walking along a breakwall found human remains. They told their father, who contacted authorities.

The remains were examined by the Lucas County Coroner's Office, who identified the body as Kaplan's.

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