Daniel Sotelo, missing UIC student, found dead

CHICAGO (SCS) — After nearly a month, the search for Daniel Sotelo has finished. The University of Illinois at Chicago graduate student was found dead, according to a post from a family member on Facebook.

The family did not release the cause of death, but the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that Sotelo’s body was found a mile off Wilmette in Lake Michigan on May 22.

The 26-year-old was days away from earning a master’s degree from UIC. He disappeared on April 30 after being dropped off at a CTA station in the South Loop.

His girlfriend, Natally Brookson, 22, disappeared the same day. Her body was found floating in Lake Michigan near Bryn Mawr on May 2.

Investigators have yet to determine the cause of his death.

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