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50-year-old woman missing after sailboat capsizes in Lake Michigan near a north Chicago suburb

50-year-old woman missing after sailboat capsizes in Lake Michigan near a north Chicago suburb


50-year-old woman missing after sailboat capsizes in Lake Michigan near a north Chicago suburb

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CHICAGO (CBS) — A 50-year-old woman is missing in Lake Michigan on Sunday after a sailboat capsized near suburban Winnetka.

The Village of Winnetka said another woman aboard the 10-foot sailboat reached shore around 2 a.m. after swimming two miles to Tower Road Beach. She told officials the missing woman was also wearing a life jacket.

Officials believe the boat launched from Evanston and capsized at dusk. The sailboat was 2 to 3 miles offshore.

The search involved several boats, drones and helicopters.

This is a development story.

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