Former USF Student Missing as of Sunday

November 19, 2019

This is a developing story for the USF Encounter and may be edited as more information is given. 

 

12:44 p.m. - University of St. Francis (USF) former student Antonio "Tony" Lemon, 21 and his friend, Joey Ramos, 22, left a Chicago nightclub early on the morning of November 17 and have since been reported missing. 

 

As of November 19 around 6 a.m., police confirmed there was a missing person’s cell phone tracked to the DuSable Harbor. At 10 a.m., a car was pulled from Lake Michigan at DuSable Harbor and two bodies were recovered an hour prior. While police have not said who the individuals are, CBS reporter Eric Cox said it may be related to the disappearance of Tony Lemon and Joey Ramos. 

 

 

USF has offered additional counseling services for those that may be impacted by the incident. The email informed the USF community that anyone in need of services should go to C310 (Motherhouse/Donovan Hall) until 7 p.m. If anyone needs to use the services later than 7 p.m., students should contact the 24-hour crisis counseling line at (815) 278-2235.

 

 

 

 

 Pictured: Joey Ramos (Left) and Antonio "Tony" Lemon (Right)

 

1:05 p.m. - The Chicago Tribune has reported that the bodies pulled from DuSable Harbor are identified as Joey Ramos and Tony Lemon. 

 

1:31 p.m. - Dean of Student Life, Mollie Rockafellow has emailed the USF community about the passing of former USF student Tony Lemon. 

 

We will keep these two men and their loved ones in our thoughts.

 

 

 

 

Photo courtesy of Eric Cox's Twitter (@EricCoxTV)

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