Body of 74-year-old man recovered from Lake Monona

Updated: July 24, 2022

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Police say the body of the 74-year-old man has been recovered from Lake Monona.

The Dane County Medical Examiner will release an autopsy tomorrow, on July 25.


MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Dane County Sheriff's Office Dive Team are searching for a missing boater in Lake Monona.

Officials say first responders were not able to immediately locate the 74-year-old Milwaukee man when he went missing at 1:00 p.m. today, on July 23.

The dive team searched for the man near the middle of the lake. Officials say the search was off Winnequah Road in Monona. The search continued until severe weather came and forced divers off the water.

Officials also say there were two other men in the boat at the time of the incident. They said the missing man was driving the boat and fell out when the boat hit a swell and turned sharply. The two men were both safely returned to shore.

The search will continue on Sunday morning, July 24.

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