TOWNSHIP OF LAND O LAKES, Wis. (WSAW) -- A 69-year-old Illinois man died after drowning in a Vilas County Lake.
According to a press release from the Vilas County Sheriff's Office, authorities received a wireless 911 call of a male floating face down in the Township of Land O Lakes around 1:20 p.m. Wednesday.
Responding deputies and detectives determined nothing was suspicious and a possible medical event happened while the individual was working on his dock at his lake cabin.
A forensic autopsy was performed on Thursday. The cause of death has been determined to be an accidental drowning as a result of a cardiac episode.
The victim's name is William De Wees.