Mohamed Obied Death – The Bridgeview boy who drowned to death at Indiana beaches has been identified by the Porter County Coroner Office as 16-year-old Mohamed Obied, of Illinois resident.
Obeid was found on Monday, August 17 around 11.00 a.m. from the Portage Lakefront after going missing on Sunday, August 16, says Cynthia Dykes, Porter County coroner.
He was reported to be one of the five swimmers having trouble in Lake Michigan on Sunday, four others were rescued and in the hospital, says the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Obeid was found 7 feet under water near the riverwalk break wall, says the department.
Records have it that 32 persons have drowned in Lake Michigan this year, says the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, which tracks drownings.