Search Underway For Man Missing On Lake Michigan

(HAMMOND) – Indiana Conservation Officers are searching for a man that has gone missing on Lake Michigan. 

Last night at approximately 9:00 p.m., Lane Shaedel, 53, of Bloomington, Illinois, fell overboard from a boat near the Hammond Marina and was not located.   

Emergency personnel from Illinois and the United States Coast Guard initially responded to the area near the Indiana and Illinois state line in an attempt to locate Shaedel.  

Search efforts have concluded on Monday due to high waves and water conditions.  The search will resume Tuesday. 

An investigation into this incident is ongoing.  Additional information will be released when it becomes available.

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