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Island Lake Teen Found Dead, Coroner Cites Drowning As Cause of Death

(Wauconda, IL) An Island Lake teen missing for a week has been found dead.

The body of Abe Gonzalez was found in a swampy area late Friday morning in Wauconda near Slocum Lake.

The 17-year-old was last seen leaving a party on November 2nd…investigators said Gonzalez was intoxicated and that his cell phone battery was drained.

The Lake County Coroner’s office performed an autopsy, and determined the teen died of drowning, but with no indication of foul play. Toxicology is still pending.

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