Father: Body found in Lake Michigan is Flushing 16-year-old

Eliza Trainer of Flushing has been missing since she was swept into Lake Michigan on New Year's Day at the Holland State Park channel.
By  | 

OTTAWA COUNTY (WJRT) (3/20/2020) - A Flushing family awaiting word about their daughter, who was swept off a Lake Michigan pier, got the closure they have been waiting for.

The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office confirmed on Friday that a body found near the channel at Holland State Park was 16-year-old Eliza Trainer.

Police say the body was found around 7:30 p.m. Thursday in a small underwater hole, pinned by several large boulders. Divers from the sheriff's office worked with the Park Township Fire Department to move the boulders and recover the body.

Trainer was on the pier at the Holland State Park on New Year's Day when a 12-foot wave knocked her into the water.