A 72-year-old woman who was pulled from the waters of Lake Michigan in the Rogers Park neighborhood this morning has been identified.
A person who lives near the Pratt Boulevard Park called 911 about 11:20 a.m. when they saw the body. The police Marine Unit then went to the scene in the 100 block of West Pratt Boulevard and the woman's body was pulled from the water.
Police identified the victim as Rita Shcherbakova, of the 7400 block of North Rogers Avenue.
She was dead on the scene.
An autopsy is scheduled for Monday and police are conducting a non-criminal death investigation.