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Body recovered in Lake Namakagon drowning


NAMAKAGON, WI -- A 44-year-old man is dead after drowning in Lake Namakagon Saturday evening.

Authorities received a 911 call around 7 p.m. on Saturday after a man jumped off a pontoon boat and could not be located.

Bayfield County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.

Initial searches could not locate the body.

But, divers located the body in the water just after 10 p.m. Saturday night.

The name of the victim is not released at this time.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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