The body of a 23-year-old Valparaiso University student was found today in Lake Michigan one day after he was last seen swimming in high waves at Porter Beach, Indiana officials said.
The body of Rayan Sami A Bochari was found at 4:30 p.m. after U.S. Coast Guard and Lake County, Ind. Sheriff's helicopters were used to search the lake, according to a press release issued by officials with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Searchers from the coast guard, Lake County marine patrol, Indiana Department of natural resources, Indiana state police and Porter County dive team canvased the area near where he was last seen by a group who was with the man. They saw him disappear in the waves, officials said.
The body was found by a recreational boater about a mile west of the spot where he was last seen.