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Body Of Missing Teen Swimmer Found

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Jul 16, 2008 7:45PM

2008_07_16_swimmer.jpgThe body of 14 year-old DeVante Jackson was recovered from Lake Michigan this morning after several reports of an object in the water from people at the beach. Jackson had been swimming on Sunday afternoon with friends at Kemil Beach at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, a quarter of a mile away from where his body was found. Officials suspect that Jackson drowned when he was pulled under by a rip current, but an autopsy will be performed by the Porter County coroner's office to determine the official cause of death. [Trib, S-T]