Body of New Haven teen recovered in Lake Michigan Monday

Indiana Conservation officers are investigating the death of a 16-year-old New Haven, Ind., girl after her body was recovered from Lake Michigan Monday afternoon.

Officials from the state Department of Natural Resources report that emergency personnel were called to the area near the Michigan City lighthouse pier at around 2 p.m., when the teenager was reported missing in the water while swimming with family.

Emergency personnel from multiple agencies responded and began a search. The girl’s body was recovered by members of the Michigan City Fire Department about 50 minutes later. Life-saving measures were immediately started and she was transported to a nearby hospital, where she was later pronounced dead.

A National Weather Service beach hazard statement reporting high-risk swimming conditions for the area was in effect at the time of the incident.

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