Search Continuing at Rend Lake Tuesday for Missing Man

Search Continuing at Rend Lake Tuesday for Missing Man

REND LAKE – Franklin County Sheriff David Bartoni said a search for a man believed to have went into the water from a boat at Rend Lake Marina Monday afternoon will continue Tuesday.

Around 5:10 p.m. Monday, sheriff’s deputies along with personnel from the Rend Lake Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, the Sesser Fire Protection District, Benton Fire Department, Abbott EMS and the Franklin County Emergency Management Special Operations Dive Team responded to the marina to begin searching for the man using personnel, sonar devices and divers.

Sheriff Bartoni said the search was suspended due to darkness and will resume today.

No further details are available.