WILMETTE, Ill. — A paddleboarder discovered the body of a Wilmette resident in Lake Michigan Wednesday evening.
Just after 5:10 p.m., authorities responded to Gillson Park on the report of a body in the water.
Police said the paddleboarder discovered the body of a 56-year-old man from Wilmette approximately 50 to 100 yards offshore in Lake Michigan.
Authorities believe the man was not in the water for a prolonged period of time and there were no obvious signs of trauma.
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