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Man dies after jumping into Antioch lake after cat

(ANTIOCH) A 46-year-old man died after he jumped into a north suburban lake after a cat during a canoe trip Sunday night.

The man was in a canoe with another male, a female and a cat on Loon Lake about 7:45 p.m. when the cat jumped into the water and the man jumped in after it, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office.

He went under the water and his body wasn’t recovered until 12:01 a.m. Monday, according to the sheriff’s office. His name was not immediately released pending notification of his family.

The sheriff’s office is investigating along with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Antioch man charged after string of north suburban burglaries

                        photo from Lake County Sheriff's office

(WAUKEGAN) An Antioch man has been charged after a series of burglaries in the north suburbs.

Michael S. Roman, 29, faces felony counts of residential burglary and theft, according to a statement from the Lake County sheriff’s office.

Detectives had been investigating the burglaries throughout Antioch Township and on Monday tracked down Roman, who was carrying items taken during a recent burglary in the 38000 block of North 3rd Avenue in unincorporated Fox Lake, police said.

Roman, of the 4200 block of North Lake Drive in Antioch, was ordered held on a $50,000 bond, police said. He is next due in court Feb. 23.

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