Illinois Man Drowns in Sister Bay Saturday

A 36 year old Illinois man drowned Saturday in Sister Bay. The Door County Sheriff’s Office was notified at 4:42 Saturday afternoon that a swimmer was missing at Sand Bay Park, located at 11154 Sand Bay Lane, Sister Bay. The victim was swimming with friends about 125 feet from shore when he went under. Several people at the beach responded to search and he was located in about 20 feet of water and brought to shore where CPR was started. When authorities arrived they took over the CPR, then the victim was transported to Door County Medical Center and then to St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. On Sunday, the Brown County Medical Examiner notified the sheriff’s office that the man had died. The man’s name has not been released.

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