GARY, Ind. (WLS) — A 15-year-old Illinois boy died Saturday after going lacking whereas swimming in Lake Michigan off the Gary shoreline, Gary police stated.
Gary police had been notified about 2:40 p.m. that the teenager had gone lacking close to the seaside within the space of Lakeshore Drive and Sullivan Road.
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The boy’s uncle, additionally an Illinois resident, instructed police he final noticed his nephew swimming at about 2 p.m.
A ship and helicopter had been deployed, and, at 6 p.m., searchers discovered the teenager’s physique at Newton Road and Oak Avenue, Gary police stated.
The teenager was not instantly recognized.