Man’s Body Recovered From Lake Namakogon
A man’s body was recovered late Saturday night from Lake Namakagon after jumping off of a pontoon boat.
The accident was reported around 7 p.m. when the man could not be located after jumping into the water to go swimming.
Private boats in the area conducted a search before boats from the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office, the Wisconsin DNR, Namakagon Fire Department and Sawyer County Dive Team arrived.
Divers located the body at 10:10 p.m.
The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of the family.
This incident is under investigation by the Bayfield County Sheriff’s Office.