The family of a doctorate candidate from Northwestern whose corpse was discovered in Lake Michigan on Tuesday has released a statement thanking the public for their help in the search and requesting privacy as they grieve his passing.
Following a party over the weekend in Lincoln Park, friends and relatives reported 25-year-old Peter Salvino missing; he was later discovered dead.
His abduction sparked a frantic hunt that resulted in tragedy when rescuers discovered his dead in Lake Michigan on Tuesday night.
Soon after, the family released a statement expressing gratitude to the public and the police while requesting privacy.
We are devastated to inform you that we found Peter earlier today while conducting a maritime search in Diversey Harbor, but we are also relieved. The statement said that we have been amazed by the love and help we’ve gotten in our hunt for Peter over the past three days from friends, family, and neighbourhood people and businesses. We are incredibly appreciative of their persistence since it may not have led to the discovery of Peter.
What Happened To Peter Salvino?
The family of a Northwestern PhD student whose body was found in Lake Michigan on Tuesday expressed their gratitude to the public for aiding in the search and their request for privacy while they mourned their loss.
Friends and relatives reported Peter Salvino, 25, missing after a party in Lincoln Park over the weekend. Later, his body was found.
Rescuers launched a desperate search for him after he disappeared, but it ended tragically when they found his body in Lake Michigan on Tuesday night.
The family quickly issued a statement thanking the public and the police while demanding privacy.
Peter Salvino Missing
A doctoral candidate at Northwestern University named Peter Salvino vanished. Family, friends, and law enforcement are looking for an Interdepartmental Neuroscience (NUIN) PhD student.
Peter Salvino, a 25-year-old PhD student, went missing on Sunday, and the Northwestern University community is seeking his whereabouts. The institution is in contact with Peter’s family, and representatives have communicated their profound concern for his security and overall well-being to his parents and friends.
Salvino was last seen at 12:15 a.m. on December 18 in the vicinity of the 800 block of West Lill Avenue in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighbourhood, according to the Chicago Police Department (CPD), which is in charge of the investigation. Salvino was last seen wearing a maroon pair of trousers and a grey hooded sweater when he left a party in the 2400 block of North Geneva Terrace.
Peter Salvino Body Found In Diversey Harbor
Diversey Harbor in Chicago is where Peter Salvino’s body was discovered.
After investigating the area where his cell phone was last used before he went missing over the weekend, emergency responders in Chicago pulled Peter Salvino’s body from Diversey Harbor on Tuesday evening.
Representatives from the Chicago Police Department and Chicago Fire Department were on the site, along with CFD’s Scuba Team.
At about 5:40 p.m., rescuers recovered a body from the sea not far from Dock O.
Salvino, a 25-year-old PhD candidate at Northwestern University who went missing early on Sunday, has a body, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s confirmation to FOX 32 Chicago.
Salvino’s friends and relatives were frantically searching for him in Lincoln Park on Tuesday night before the arrival of the police. They were anxious that they would discover his corpse.
The Missing Story Of Peter Salvino
According to family members, Salvino left a meeting on Saturday at 11:30 p.m. in the 2400 block of North Geneva Terrace in the Lincoln Park neighbourhood.
Near the intersection of Clark Street and Fullerton Avenue at 11:43 p.m., Salvino was captured on camera. Then, at 11:44 p.m., he passed Big Apple Finer Foods.
Salvino FaceTimed a buddy at 11:59 to let them know he was headed to his home in the 800 block of West Lill Avenue, which was about half a mile away.
Family members assert that Salvino’s friend called him at 12:15 a.m. to check his whereabouts. Salvino told the companion that he was still on his way home.
A location near Diversey Harbor was ping-ed by Salvino’s phone at 12:31 in the morning.
At 12:37 am, the friend tried to call Salvino again to see if he had arrived home, but no one picked up.
Until 9:30 am, Salvino received numerous SMS from pals, all of which reached his smartphone successfully without eliciting a response.
According to his family, all texts sent to Salvino went ignored at 9:45 a.m., and all calls to him allegedly went straight to voicemail.
Tuesday night, as rescuers scoured the canal, a police perimeter was set up near the south end of Diversey Harbor.
Salvino’s missing person case was swiftly closed by the Chicago Police when his death was discovered.
There was no immediate access to any more details.