Body of missing swimmer found in St. Joseph Co. lake

FABIUS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Deputies say they have found the body of a missing swimmer on Clear Lake in St. Joseph County.

Authorities were called to the lake in Fabius Township at 5:33 p.m. Saturday.

Deputies say the 24-year-old Alison Kunz of Saline was swimming with a group of people when she disappeared.

Crews searched in 15-20 feet of water for hours before calling off the search Saturday night. Deputies started searching again around 8:30 a.m. Sunday, using divers and side scan sonar. A Michigan State Police helicopter was later called in to help in the search, but was unsuccessful.

Her body was found Sunday afternoon in approximately 15 feet of water.