Lac du Flambeau man reported missing since Nov. 10 found dead

Published: Nov. 10, 2023 at 3:44 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 16, 2023 at 8:56 PM CST
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LAC DU FLAMBEAU, Wis. (WSAW) - The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Tribal Police Department has reported that the 62-year-old Native man reported missing since Nov. 10 has been found dead.

John Fredrick Waube was last seen on Nov. 3. Several intense searches for Waube were conducted over the past week by the Lac du Flambeau Police Department and other neighboring agencies. Another search was conducted on Thursday. Around 11 a.m., a search and rescue dog with the Newbold Fire Department Search and Rescue Team located Waube’s body in a densely wooded area.

The Medical Examiners Officers responded to the scene to take the body.