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Woman found Wednesday in Rock River has died, coroner says

LOVES PARK - A woman who was found and given CPR by two fishermen in the Rock River on Wednesday has died, the Winnebago County Coroner said Thursday.

59-year-old Yvonne Challieh, of Machesney Park, was found unresponsive by the two men, south of the Riverside Bridge. They began CPR on her until paramedics arrived.

Despite efforts by the medical staff, she could not be revived and died at the hospital.

Her death is under investigation by the Loves Park Police Department.


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