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Body found partially submerged in Lake Winnebago in neighboring Fond du Lac County | By Sheriff Ryan F. Waldschmidt

April 24, 2022 – Fond du Lac, WI – On Sunday, April 24, 2022, at 4 p.m., a citizen reported finding what he believed to be a body partially submerged in the water along the shoreline of Lake Winnebago at N7595 Lakeshore Drive in the town of Friendship.

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Deputies, detectives and an investigator from the Fond du Lac County Medical Examiner’s Office responded and confirmed the body was that of an adult male.

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Preliminary identification has been made, however until the Medical Examiner confirms the identity of the victim, the name will not be released.


An autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning, and a deputy will remain at the scene where the victim was found pending the outcome of the autopsy.  No further information can be shared at this time, as the case remains open and active.

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