SOUTH BEND — A man rescued from the St. Joseph River Monday evening, Feb. 10 died in the hospital Tuesday.
According to a press release from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, the man, identified as Stephen M. Rodick, 57, of South Bend, was taken off life support at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11.
Emergency units were called to the river near Darden Road at about 6:20 p.m. for reports of a man in the water.
Rodick was taken to Memorial Hospital in South Bend, where he was initially listed in critical condition.
The DNR sent out a press release Modnay asking the pubic to help them identify the man.
Officers received several phone calls to the 800-TIP-IDNR aided in identifying Rodick, according to the press release.