13-Year-Old Who Drowned After Being Swept Away in Lake Michigan Was 'Loving' Daughter, Family Says

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PEOPLE.com—An Illinois family is mourning the loss of their 13-year-old daughter who drowned after being swept away by a rip current in Lake Michigan on Friday, PEOPLE confirms. Chicago police tell PEOPLE they pulled the teen from the waters at Loyola Beach that evening after she and a 14-year-old were caught in the violent current. A spokesperson with the Chicago Police Department says authorities responded to the scene around 7:30 p.m. and immediately began working to rescue the children. “There was a...

WATCH: A 13-year-old girl drowned after getting pulled in by a rip current in Lake Michigan. The girl's friend of the same age was rescued by police and is now in the hospital.