Body found in Lake Michigan near area where teen vanished

Published: Mar. 20, 2020 at 9:51 AM EDT
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(3/20/20) - Divers have recovered a body in Lake Michigan in an area of Holland State Park where a teenage girl vanished in January after a large wave swept her into the lake.

Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies were called the park’s north pier Thursday on a reported possible human body.

A sheriff’s dive team worked for several hours before freeing the body from underwater rocks.

The sheriff’s office did not release any additional information but the body was taken to a hospital for an autopsy.

The Grand Rapids Press reports that 16-year-old Eliza Trainer was swept into the lake in that area on Jan. 1.

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