(4-3-21) The drowning victim has been identified as Dakota Yergeau (27) and a St. Joseph resident.    

(3-29-21) On Sunday March 28, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. Officers from the St. Joseph Department of Public Safety were dispatched to the South Pier at Silver Beach for the report of a water rescue in Lake Michigan. 

It was reported that two males both from St. Joseph, Michigan were on the south pier when a large wave swept one of them into Lake Michigan.

Rescue effects were unsuccessful and attempts are being made to recover the body.