Riverton Police Chief: Crews work to recover body of missing swimmer


RIVERTON, Ill. (WCIA) — Authorities are continuing to search for the body of a missing swimmer.

Riverton’s police chief said they are now working to recover 50-year-old Chad Taylor’s body. They will search until his body is found.

This comes after emergency dispatchers received a call Thursday about a swimmer reported missing on the Sangamon River. Crews started their search at Wheeland Park in Riverton.

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