Update: Body pulled from river near 16th and Canal Streets identified as missing MCTS employee

Updated: 3:05 p.m. on April 15, 2020 

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Authorities have identified the body pulled from the Menomonee River on Sunday, April 12, as 56-year-old Jerry Wasielewski -- a Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) employee who'd been missing for weeks.


Published: 7:31 p.m. on April 12, 2020 

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Authorities recovered a body from the Menomonee River Sunday evening, April 12. 

The Milwaukee Police Department responded to the scene near 16th and Canal Streets around 6:40 p.m., and a Milwaukee Fire Department dive team recovered the body of a 56-year-old man. 

Officials are not naming the deceased until family is notified. 

This is a developing story. Check back with CBS 58 on air and online for updates. 

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