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UPDATE: Victim in Waushara Co. Drowning ID'ed

By: WSAW Staff Email
By: WSAW Staff Email

UPDATED: Fri 3:06 PM, Jul 05, 2013

The Waushara County Sheriff's Department says alcohol is believed to be factor in an overnight drowning.

Authorities say Bruce Beckley, 20, of Milwaukee was swimming with friends in Lake Morris after posted hours when he drowned.

At 2:07 a.m. Fire Department divers located the subject under water. Attempts to revive him were not successful.

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UPDATED: Fri 9:38 AM, Jul 05, 2013

The Waushara County Sheriff's Department says they've recovered the body of a missing person in Morris Lake in Mount Morris.

According to WLUK-TV, dispatch received a call just before 1 a.m. Friday for a missing person. Rescue crews and a dive team were called in.

No other details are being released about the incident at this time.


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