Search for man missing on Silver Lake continues Thursday

map-silver-lakeThe search for John Spoor, 66, of McHenry, Ill. will continue Thursday on Silver Lake.

Here is the latest statement from Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Sgt. Bill Beth:

The search for Mr. Spoor will continue today on the waters of Silver Lake. Incident Command is Silver Lake Fire Chief Allison Draeger. At this point the plan for the search is to first check the shoreline areas and then resume the sonar search of the deep waters. Search teams are expecting assistance from cadaver dogs today as well. Agencies involved in the search today are the Wisconsin DNR, Kenosha Sheriff’s Department Marine Unit, Village of Silver Lake Fire Department, Town of Salem Fire Department, and Town of Randall Fire Department.

Spoor was reported missing by family on Tuesday. His unoccupied boat was found on Silver Lake, along with his vehicle in the village.

Fire department and law enforcement personnel searched for Spoor from about 10:30 p.m., Tuesday until 2 a.m. Wednesday and then resumed searching from 8 a.m. to about 8 p.m. Wednesday.

UPDATE 1:55 p.m. — County Dive Teams members toned out to respond to the Silver Lake village boat launch, non-emergency response.


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