The body of a
16-year-old New Haven, Ind., girl, was recovered from Lake Michigan in
Michigan City on Monday, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources is
According to DNR,
at 2 p.m. emergency personnel responded to the waters near the Michigan City
lighthouse pier after the girl was reported missing in the water while
swimming with family.
The girl’s body was
subsequently recovered by Michigan City firefighters about 50 minutes later.
Life-saving measures were immediately begun and she was transported to a
nearby hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.
“A National Weather
Service beach hazard statement reported high-risk swimming conditions for
the area at the time of the incident, which remains under investigation,”