In a tweet sent out Wednesday afternoon, the office said they are "investigating the natural death of Paul Henningsen."
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Henningsen was 70-years-old.
Mayor Tom Barrett released the following statement Wednesday afternoon:
“Paul Henningsen was committed to making Milwaukee a better city. Paul’s commitment to public service included serving for 27 years on the Milwaukee Common Council and County Board. He worked with business and community leaders to build a stronger downtown and engaged west-side stakeholders to improve neighborhoods and the quality of life for residents. Throughout his life, Paul was dedicated to helping others. My condolences to his family and loved ones during this difficult time.”