Highland Park police officers and Highland Park firefighter/paramedics responded about 10:40 AM Saturday November 10, 2018 to a report of a body found near the Openlands Lakeshore Beach near north Highland Park, Fort Sheridan and Highwood.
Divers and firefighter/paramedics were immediately on the scene on the north side of the Openlands. Highland Park police, Highwood police and Lake County Forest Preserves ranger police were also immediately on the scene.
Police are investigating whether the body is connected to the case of a cold water swim with tragic results on Sunday November 4, 2018. A man was killed, and a woman was missing after drifting away from the shoreline in rough water in Lake Michigan last Sunday morning about 9:18 a.m. Police and firefighter/paramedics were called to the shoreline near the boat ramp at the North Shore Yacht Club, 21 Park Avenue in Highland Park to a report of a several people in danger in the water.
The body that was found this morning was located about two miles north of the North Shore Yacht Club. On Sunday, November 4, 2018 during rescue operations, the woman that was missing the past week, was last seen about one-quarter mile north of the North Shore Yacht Club.
Body recovery in Lake Michigan, Highland Park near Fort Sheridan and Highwood (PHOTO CREDIT: Max Weingardt, who also contributed information to this report).
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