Oct. 4, 2017 – Washington Co., WI – On October 3, 2017 at 8:52 p.m. the Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call from the Gonring Boat Launch located near Big Cedar Lake in the Town of West Bend, reporting an unresponsive male inside a pick-up truck, parked at the location.
The Washington County Sheriff Deputies responded as well as Allenton Fire Rescue. Upon arrival, rescue personnel determined the man was deceased.
The individual has been identified as Wisconsin State Representative Robert Gannon of the 58th Assembly District. The incident remains under investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, however it appears Representative Gannon died of natural causes.