Body pulled from Lake Michigan near Grant Park in May is identified

Everett Chinn Jr. was found about 4:45 p.m. in the water near Balbo Drive, Chicago police said.

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A body was pulled from Lake Michigan May 5, 2020, near Balbo and Lake Shore drives.

A body was pulled from Lake Michigan May 5, 2020, near Balbo and Lake Shore drives.

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The body of a 28-year-old man pulled from Lake Michigan in May near Grant Park has been identified.

Everett Chinn Jr. was found about 4:45 p.m. May 5 in the water near Balbo Drive, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Chicago police said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

An autopsy revealed that Chinn, who lived in Englewood, died from drowning, according to the medical examiner’s office. His manner of death remains undetermined.

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