Man, 19, identified as drowning victim in Lake Michigan near Rogers Park

Firefighters responded to a call or a person in distress who had fallen in the water Sunday near the 1000 block of West Pratt Avenue.

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A body was pulled out of Lake Michigan August 22, 2021

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Authorities have identified a man who drowned in Lake Michigan Sunday in Rogers Park on the North Side.

He was identified as 19-year-old Miguel Angel Cisneros, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

Firefighters responded to a call of a person in distress who had fallen in the water about 7:45 a.m. near the 1000 block of West Pratt Avenue, according to a Chicago Fire Department spokesperson.

After nearly an hour of searching, firefighters pulled out the body of a man, fire officials said.

An autopsy released Monday found he died of drowning. His death was ruled an accident.

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