Purdue player's body found in lake

July 5, 2011 at 12:15 PM

LAKE FREEMAN, Ind., July 5 (UPI) -- A missing Purdue University football player's body was found in a lake Tuesday morning, Indiana authorities said.

Sean Matti, 22, was found floating 30 yards offshore in Lake Freeman by state Department of Natural Resources workers, the Carroll County Sheriff's Department told WLFI-TV, West Lafayette.

Matti, a senior running back, was last seen near the lake Sunday afternoon. Friends told DNR officers they were all drinking at the time.

The search began Sunday night.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Alabama football: Crimson Tide host Arkansas, hope to continue momentum from Georgia game
St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey fined for 'sleeping' on the job
Toronto Maple Leafs lose in Mike Babcock's debut, earn Montreal Canadians' respect
Johnny Manziel's grandfather loses home in 'suspicious' fire