Missing DePaul University Grad Found Dead At 31st St. Beach

by P. J. McNeal, The Chicago Times

November 9, 2021

CHICAGO – In a sad turn of events, a body discovered at 31st Street Beach last week has been identified as that of a DePaul University graduate who went missing in October.

According to the Cook County medical examiner’s office, the body was identified as Oribi Zachary Kontein, 26.  Kontein went missing on Oct. 26 after parking his car and walking acrossLake Shore Drive to the beach, according to Chicago police.

According to CPD, Kontein’s body was discovered on the shoreline near 35th Street last Thursday.