Jacob Sandy's body recovered on shoreline of Lake Michigan

Indiana Conservation Officers recovered the body of 23-year-old Jacob Sandy Wednesday morning.

An employee of the Indiana Dunes State Park saw Sandy's body on the shoreline where he was last seen on May 18.

The official cause of death is pending, but is believed to be drowning.

Jacob was last seen kayaking near Porter Beach on May 18th just before a strong storm moved into the area. His kayak was located in New Buffalo, Michigan on May 21st.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the many members of the community who supported the search effort either through providing information to law enforcement or offering other assistance.

Share this article: