James Likens, 66, dies when boat overturns in pond in remote area of Belle Rive, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Wed, 05/31/2023 - 7:37am
Accident Date: 
Sunday, December 19, 2021

One killed after boat capsizes in Belle Rive

Around noon on Sunday, Jefferson Fire Protection District was dispatched to a report of boat with two individuals on it that had capsized, one individual had not resurfaced.

Victim identified after boat capsizes in Bell Rive Sunday

After multiple agencies responded to help search, Likens' body was located and removed from the water by a dive team. 

People Involved: 
James Likens

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