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Incident Report for Case #2013-279313

Incident Type

Death Investigation

Incident Date

09/06/2013 - 1:43 PM


2930 N. Sherman Ave. (Warner Park lagoon)




The body has been tentatively identified as a Madison man in his 50's. An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death. 

Last updated 09/06/2013 at 3:53 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain


A child, fishing in the Warner Park lagoon, discovered a body floating in the water this afternoon. The deceased was eight feet offshore and directly west of the shelter house. The body is believed to be an adult male. He was fully clothed. The Dane County Medical Examiner has been dispatched to the scene.

Released 09/06/2013 at 2:37 PM by PIO Joel DeSpain

The location shown is approximate & may not be accurate.