CHICAGO (CBS) — Police say they recovered a body in the south branch of the Chicago River.
The body was pulled from the water just a few blocks from where a boater disappeared Monday night. The victim has not been identified, but some believe it could be that of 28-year-old Alberto Lopez.
A friend who was on the boat with #AlbertoLopez shared this video of him shot at 6:36pm Memorial Day. He fell into the water around 7:50pm & hasn’t been seen since. Hear from his friend on @cbschicago News at 5pm. pic.twitter.com/OVnPrRldyR
— Mai Martinez (@MaiReports) May 30, 2018
Lopez fell overboard on Memorial Day when his boat hit a wave.
Diver Juan Bucio of the Chicago Fire Department died trying to save him.
Bucio will be laid to rest on Monday.