Woman rescued from water off Little Presque Isle dies, is identified
Aug 08, 2020 11:12AM
MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: A Kentucky woman died at the hospital Friday morning after being pulled from Lake Superior Thursday afternoon.
The Michigan State Police say 42-year-old Yookyung Leemazzoni, from Lexington, Ky., was snorkeling with her family around 2:50 p.m. Thursday. She went under and didn’t come back up.
According to police, witnesses reported she was under water for about five minutes before other beach-goers found her. A nurse who was at the beach gave her CPR before first responders arrived.
The woman was taken to UP Health System-Marquette. Police said the woman died in the intensive care unit.