Search and rescue at frozen lake in NJ - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Body pulled from lake in NJ

Posted: Updated:
NEW JERSEY (MYFOXNY.COM) -

New Jersey State Police pulled a body on Tuesday from a partially frozen lake in Mount Olive, New Jersey, where two teens had fallen through the ice.

Police riding on a fan boat pulled the body from under ice, reported FOX 5 News' Ti-Hua Chang.

Cops received multiple 911 calls at around 6:20 p.m. Monday about at least one person in distress in Budd Lake.

An exhaustive search on Monday turned into a recovery effort the following morning.

The father of one of the missing teens who fell through ice into the frigid waters told reporters on Tuesday morning he knew "there is no hope."

After Clyde Schmenski, 15, and another teen fell in, two men went onto the ice to save them but were not successful. Those people safely came back to shore, a source said.

"It hurts my heart. Until they pull him out, I'll be a little different. I'll hold tight. I want to know they find him," said Clyde Schmanski, the father of the younger Schmanski.

A massive effort ensued to find the boys from seven different towns. The younger Clyde Schmanski had been riding his bike before he disappeared, according to his father.

Video from SkyFoxHD on Monday night showed dozens of first responders on the scene. Rescuers walked out onto the frozen surface of Budd Lake in search of the missing teens.

A State Police helicopter patrolled the sky above the lake on Monday night to help in the search.

  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • Electricity goes out at Six Flags, guests left stranded

    Electricity goes out at Six Flags, guests left stranded

    Sunday, September 14 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-09-14 22:50:36 GMT
    Six Flags Great Adventure 45th anniversary logo. (AP photo)Six Flags Great Adventure 45th anniversary logo. (AP photo)
    It wasn't the amusement park thrill they were expecting. Some people at Great Adventure in New Jersey were left stranded on rides after a power outage.
    It wasn't the amusement park thrill they were expecting. Some people at Great Adventure in New Jersey were left stranded on rides after a power outage.
  • 2 inmates escape from youth detention center

    2 inmates escape from youth detention center

    Sunday, September 14 2014 3:14 PM EDT2014-09-14 19:14:38 GMT
    (File)(File)
    Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey.
    Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from a youth detention center in southern New Jersey.
  • Miss America attempts to buff Atlantic City's image

    Miss America to buff Atlantic City's image

    Sunday, September 14 2014 2:59 PM EDT2014-09-14 18:59:11 GMT
    (Miss America Pageant)(Miss America Pageant)
    After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity.
    After months of bad news including casino closings and thousands of laid-off workers, Atlantic City is in for some positive publicity.
Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices