Body pulled from Lake Michigan near Hollywood Beach, Chicago fire says

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Thursday, May 23, 2024
Body pulled from water near Hollywood Beach, Chicago fire says
Chicago Fire department said a body was pulled from the water on Thursday.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man's body was pulled from Lake Michigan Thursday morning, Chicago police said.

The Chicago Fire Department responded to a report of a body in the lake just after 11 a.m.

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The body was found near Hollywood Beach, close to Sheridan Road and Ardmore Avenue.

CPD said it was the body of a man between the ages of 30 and 40.

Chicago police will handle the investigation.

This comes after a 6-year-old boy was rescued from Lake Michigan at Montrose Beach Wednesday night. He is in critical condition.

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Chicago beaches do not officially open until Friday at 11 a.m. Lifeguards will be on-duty daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Labor Day.

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