Update: Body of 75-year-old swimmer in Kenosha County found

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by Chris Patterson

KENOSHA COUNTY -- Emergency responders have found the body of a missing swimmer in the waters of Center Lake in Kenosha County.

Kenosha dispatch received a 911 call around 2:53 p.m. that a 75-year-old man who was swimming underwater and did not resurface.

Clide Routheaux was out boating with family and friends when they decided to go swimming off the side of the boat.

Routheaux entered the water and did not resurface.

Around 4:30 p.m. authorities said that the incident turned into a recovery mission.

Routheaux's body was recovered around midnight about 200 yards from where he went under water.

He was located using sonar equipment operated by Lake County Fire/EMS. 

There were no signs of violence indicated and the body was turned over to the Kenosha County Medical Examiner's Office. 

 


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