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Medical Examiner: Body pulled from Milwaukee River identified as missing UWM student Sean Baek

Updated: 3:35 p.m. on March 31, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- The body pulled from the Milwaukee River Monday has been identified as missing UWM student Sean Baek, according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office.

Eighteen-year-old Baek was last seen leaving a residence hall near North and Cambridge on Feb. 14.

In a statement, UWM said in part: "We are saddened by the news of Sean’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends who, like us, have held out hope that he would be found alive."

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Updated: 7:15 p.m. on March 30, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee police say a body pulled from the Milwaukee River Monday appears to be an approximately 20-year-old male.

Officers responded to the scene near Fratney and Commerce around 4:56 p.m.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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Posted: 5:21 p.m. on March 30, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --  The Milwaukee Fire Department says a body was recovered from the Milwaukee River near Fratney and Commerce Monday, March 30.

This is a developing story. Stick with CBS 58 for the latest updates.

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Lawrence 64 days ago
Very sad. Deepest condolences to the family.
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