Man found dead in car submerged in Lake Michigan

CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A 58-year-old man found dead in a car that was discovered submerged in Lake Michigan on Monday on the South Side has been identified.

The Chicago Police Marine Unit responded to a call of a car in the water at the 31st Street boat ramp at 2:14 p.m., according to Chicago Police and Fire Media Affairs.

Mark Grabowski of the 4400 block of North Knox was pulled from the water and taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 3:20 p.m., according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office. An autopsy Tuesday did not rule on cause and manner of death, with results pending further investigation.

Police believe the car had been in the lake for at least four hours before it was discovered.

Area Central detectives are conducting a death investigation.

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