UPDATE: Woman rescued from water off Little Presque Isle dies, is identified

A Kentucky woman was pulled from the water after disappearing for five minutes Thursday afternoon.
Little Presque Isle, Marquette MI
Little Presque Isle, Marquette MI(WLUC)
Published: Aug. 6, 2020 at 4:28 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 7, 2020 at 2:33 PM EDT
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MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLUC) - UPDATE: A Kentucky woman died at the hospital Friday morning after being pulled from Lake Superior Thursday afternoon.

The Michigan State Police say 42-year-old Yookyung Leemazzoni, from Lexington, Ky., was snorkeling with her family around 2:50 p.m. Thursday. She went under and didn’t come back up.

According to police, witnesses reported she was under water for about five minutes before other beach-goers found her. A nurse who was at the beach gave her CPR before first responders arrived.

The woman was taken to UP Health System-Marquette. Police said the woman died in the intensive care unit.

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