Body of 23-year-old Manitowoc man found in vehicle submerged in Lake Winnebago


OSHKOSH, Wis. (CBS 58/AP) -- Oshkosh police say a body has been recovered from a vehicle submerged in Lake Winnebago.

According to police, the body has been identified as that of a 23-year-old man from Manitowoc.

Police say they were notified Monday that there was damage to the railing at the Bowen Street fishing dock, indicating a vehicle may have plunged into the lake.

Oshkosh Fire Department divers did an initial search, but didn't find anything. The Winnebago County Sheriff's Department divers were called, did a search with sonar and found the vehicle and the body.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office is conducting an autopsy.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, they're asked to call the Oshkosh Police Department at 920-236-5700. 

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