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8am CDT update: Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris says shortly after 5 am today officials were called out to Ogden Dunes where a person walking on a beach discovered the body of a male juvenile along the shoreline.  Harris says a positive identification has not been made at this time, but family members of a missing Portage teenager have been notified.  Indiana Conservation Officer Gene Davis says the search for 15-year-old Corey McFry has been suspended as officials believe they have located the body of the missing teen.  Authorities say the teenager was swimming with friends Sunday afternoon when he either fell off or was swept off a sandbar in the waters of Lake Michigan off the Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk site of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

 
Information from Indiana DNR Divison of Law Enforcement:
The body was located approximately ¼ of a mile from where he was last seen swimming on Sunday.A member of the US Coast Guard Auxiliary was walking the beach when he made the discovery. The Ogden Dunes Fire and Police  was called along with Indiana Conservation Officer Bryce Klimek and Portage Police and Portage Fire.  The body was taken under control by the coroner’s office. No autopsy was expected according to the coroners office.

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