Fisherman's body recovered from Johnsburg lake

Updated 2/4/2012 7:50 PM

The body of a 29-year-old ice fisherman was recovered Saturday morning from a Johnsburg-area lake he apparently fell into Friday night, authorities said.

An autopsy for Justin Ribar of Wonder Lake is scheduled for Monday morning; no foul play is suspected in his death, McHenry County Deputy Coroner Paula Gallas said. His body was recovered at 11:12 a.m., she said.


A dive team began searching for Ribar after 6 p.m. Friday night when a witness reported hearing a man yell for help about 300 yards from the shore at Pistakee Lake. The search was called off for the evening about 9 p.m. Friday and resumed at 8 a.m. Saturday.

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