Indiana DNR: Body Matching Description of Missing College Student Recovered | NBC Chicago

Indiana DNR: Body Matching Description of Missing College Student Recovered

Froese, of Carol Stream, went missing Friday evening after going for a swim with friends at Porter Beach in Northwest Indiana

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    A body matching the description of a missing 20-year-old suburban woman has been recovered two days after she disappeared underwater while swimming with friends.

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources in District 10 posted a message to Facebook early Sunday afternoon that said a body matching the description of Chase Froese was found.

    The body was recovered by the Porter Fire Dive Rescue near the Indiana Dunes State Park, according to the DNR.

    Froese, of Carol Stream, went missing Friday evening after going for a swim with friends at Porter Beach in Northwest Indiana. Froese and two friends were caught up in 3- to 5-foot waves and a possible rip current, preventing them from swimming back to shore.

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    Passersby were able to rescue the other two people, but they could not reach Froese.

    Signs were posted at the beach warning of rip current dangers, but there were no lifeguards on duty, according to Porter Fire Chief Jay Craig.

    Froese was set to begin her junior year at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., her parents said. Her friends described her as adventurous and free-spirited.

    "For everyone out there, Beth and I just say, love on your kids," Greg Froese, Chase's father, said. "Enjoy each an devery precious day with them."

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