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Boater found dead in channel was Menomonie man, 72

Updated: 8:05 a.m. on September 23, 2019

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — A boater who was found dead in water near the Lake Tainter Channel has been identified as a 72-year-old rural Menomonie man.

Authorities say Daniel Buss was found after Dunn County authorities got a call about a missing person on Friday night. Sheriff's deputies arrived to find a boat partially tied to the dock with its lights on and motor running.

Buss's body was found in the water nearby. Foul play is not suspected at this time.

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Posted: 2:23 p.m. on September 21, 2019

MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a man who was operating a boat in the Town of Tainter was found dead in the water near the Lake Tainter Channel.

The Dunn County Sheriff's Office says they received a report of a missing person about 11:30 p.m. Friday. When deputies arrived on scene, they found the boat partially tied up to the dock with its lights still on and the motor running.

The man's body was found in the water near the board. Foul play is not suspected at this time.

No further details have been released.

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