Report: Chicago man drowns near Gary beach

August 28, 2011 11:56:50 AM PDT
A Chicago man died while swimming in Lake Michigan over the weekend.

The Chicago Tribune reports Pawel Lesny, 33, was with friends, when he disappeared under the waves near Wells Street Beach in Gary, Ind., Saturday afternoon.

A bystander spotted his body about 25 minutes later.

An autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

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