Divers searching for man missing after boat capsizes in northern suburbs

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Monday, May 25, 2015
Divers are searching for a man missing in West Loon Lake in unincorporated Antioch Township in northern suburbs.

A person is believed to have drowned Sunday evening in an unincorporated Antioch Township lake after their canoe capsized, officials said.

Three people and a small pet were in a canoe in West Loon Lake when the pet went into the water. Shortly before 8 p.m., one person went into the water and the canoe capsized, according to the Antioch Fire Department chief.

Two people were rescued from a pontoon boat. A third person has not been seen since the boat capsized, the fire chief said.

Dive teams were at the scene Sunday night.

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