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Body Of Missing Man Recovered From Marathon County Lake

Marathon County Sheriff Facebook

Searchers have recovered the body of a man missing in the waters of Marathon County’s Lake Dubay.

In a Facebook Post, The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office and the DNR identified the man as Jesse Buchanan, 21, of Marshfield.

Buchanan had been missing in the lake since Friday evening.  A call to the Marathon County Dispatch Center said he had jumped from a boat and had not resurfaced.  The caller also said Buchanan could not swim. 

Searchers using sonar equipment found Buchanan’s body at 2:54 p.m. Sunday.  Divers then recovered the victims remains.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Marathon County Sheriff's Office are working together on the investigation.

John Burton is the WXPR Morning Edition Host.
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