Douglas Co. Sheriff’s Office Investigating Lake Amnicon Drowning


DOUGLAS COUNTY, Wis. – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning at Lake Amnicon.

Authorities say they received a 911 call just before 9:00 a.m. Thursday that a woman had gone swimming in the lake near the Finn Point Road area and she could not be located.

The body of a 71-year-old woman was recovered from the lake a short time later in shallow water about 100 yards away from where she entered the water.

Authorities say foul play is not suspected.

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