Body of unidentified male found in Lake Michigan (LaPorte County)

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Law Enforcement

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

402 W. Washington St.

Indianapolis, IN 46204


For immediate release: July 13, 2021


Body of unidentified male found in Lake Michigan (LaPorte County)

(Michigan City) Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating after the body of an unidentified male was discovered in Lake Michigan.

At approximately 4:30 p.m., the United States Coast Guard responded to the area just offshore from the Michigan City Lighthouse and recovered the body.

The unidentified victim is described as a white or Hispanic male with dark hair and wearing dark-colored shorts and white tennis shoes. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Indiana Conservation Officers Central Dispatch Center at 812-837-9536.

Indiana Conservation Officers and the LaPorte County Coroner’s Office will be continuing the investigation.

Indiana Conservation Officers were assisted by the United States Coast Guard, Michigan City Police Department, and the LaPorte County Coroner’s Office.

Media Contact:  Indiana Conservation Officer Tyler Brock, DNR Law Enforcement, 260-499-0948,