Bodies of 2 swimmers identified in Van Buren Township

Eric Wayne Rose, Heather Nicole Hill drown after late night swim

Published On: Aug 07 2012 10:56:50 AM EDT

Authorities are releasing the names of two swimmers whose bodies were recovered from a lake in western Wayne County over the weekend. reports police in Van Buren Township say 28-year-old Eric Wayne Rose of Wayne and 20-year-old Heather Nicole Hill of Canton Township drowned after apparently becoming disoriented in the dark at Belleville Lake, located about 25 miles northeast of Detroit.

The swimmers were in the lake Saturday night with a third person and went missing near a sandbar.

Their bodies were found Sunday.
Warning signs in that area of the lake say there's deep water with a strong current.