Body recovered from Pike Creek in Kenosha

Posted at 11:36 AM, May 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-30 18:22:18-04

KENOSHA -- Fire crews in Kenosha recovered a body from Pike Creek off Alford Park Dr. near Carthage College Monday morning.

A passerby saw the body in the river and reported it to police. The victim is a middle-aged adult male, according to the Kenosha Police Department. An investigation is underway.

The creek is both deep and has a strong current, police say.

If you believe that you have information relevant to this investigation, police ask that you please contact Detective Matthew Hagen at 262-605-5267 or Detective Jason Melichar at 262-605-5295.

Police and fire units had been searching for a body since around 9:00 a.m. Monday morning, as Veronica Macias reported on Twitter:

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