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Missing Northwestern University Student Peter Salvino’s Body Pulled From Lake Michigan

Police found Peter Salvino's body in Lake Michigan while searching near Diversey Harbor.

Peter Salvino, 25, was last seen leaving a party early Sunday in Lincoln Park.
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LINCOLN PARK — The body of missing Northwestern University student Peter Salvino was pulled from Lake Michigan Tuesday evening.

Salvino, 25, was last seen leaving a party in the 2400 block of North Geneva Terrace about 12:14 a.m. Sunday, police said. He was then seen at the Wieners Circle, 2622 N. Clark St., which shared a surveillance photo of Salvino at the restaurant, not long before he FaceTimed with a family member.

The high-profile search for Salvino ended about about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday when the Chicago Police Marine Unit pulled a male body from the harbor at 2400 N. Cannon Drive, according to Chicago Police. The man’s body was taken to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Family members confirmed the body was Salvino’s. They’ve asked for privacy during this time.

Chicago Police Area Three detectives are investigating the case.

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