Missing person at Culver Beach found

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CULVER, Ind. (WANE)  Indiana Conservation Officers found the body of a man who had been missing for several hours before family noticed at Culver Public Beech Friday evening.

According to the report, when officers first started searching for Jose Cruz Lizcano-Fernandez, 28, of Logansport Indiana, he had been missing for about four or five hours. Officers said he was last seen swimming before he went missing.

Officers said then Lizcano-Fernandez’s friends began searching for him, and they found his shoes at the water’s edge and then notified police.

Officers found Lizcano-Fernandez in about 30 minutes after searching, about 15 feet outside of the swim area at Culver Public Beach in about 5 feet of water.

Indiana Conservation Officers are still investigating, and an autopsy is scheduled.

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