Body found in Wisconsin River near Port Edwards

Published: May. 20, 2018 at 8:41 PM CDT
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According to a press released from the Wood County Sheriff's Department, a body was found in the Wisconsin River north of the Centralia Dam.

When officers arrived Sunday, they recovered the body and determined it was a Caucasian male.

At this time, the identity of the victim has not been released and the cause of death is under investigation.

The Wisconsin Rapids Police Department, Wood County Sheriff's Department, Port Edwards Police Department, the DNR, the Wisconsin Rapids Fire Department and the Wood County Coroner all responded to the scene.