suntimes
DYNAMIC 
Weather Updates

Body pulled from Lincoln Park lagoon: authorities

Updated: May 7, 2014 7:38PM



The body of male in his late teens or early 20s was pulled from a lagoon in the North Side Lincoln Park neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, Chicago Police said.

Just after 2 p.m., authorities pulled the lifeless male, thought to be between the ages of 17 and 25, from the lagoon about 2:10 p.m. near the 2400 block of North Lake Shore Drive, police said.

The unidentified male was taken to nearby Presence Saint Joseph Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

Police are conducting a death investigation.



© 2014 Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved. This material may not be copied or distributed without permission. For more information about reprints and permissions, visit www.suntimesreprints.com. To order a reprint of this article, click here.