Body Found on Lake Michigan Beach

(LAKE CO.) – Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the discovery of a body on West Beach earlier this morning, just east of the Lake County Line.

Shortly before 9 a.m., authorities were contacted after two walkers spotted the body of an adult white male along the water’s edge. The incident is currently under investigation, and foul play is not suspected. Positive identification and notification of next of kin are pending. An autopsy to determine the cause of death will be conducted by the Porter County Coroner’s Office.

Assisting at the scene: Indiana Dunes National Park Rangers, Gary Police Department, Gary Fire Department, Portage Police Department, Portage Fire Department, Ogden Dunes Police Department, Lake County Sheriff’s Office, and Porter County Coroner’s Office.

No further information is available at this time.