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Body of man pulled from water in Veterans Park: Fire Dept.

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Posted at 9:43 AM, Jan 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-13 06:08:07-05

MILWAUKEE — The body of a man was pulled from the icy waters of Lake Michigan at Veterans Park Wednesday morning, fire officials say.

Milwaukee Fire Department officials tell TMJ4 News at the scene that passerbys noticed a person in the water. Crews found his body near the surface, pulled him out and later declared him deceased.

Fire officials confirmed it was a man in his 60s.

In the area of the incident TMJ4 News crews spotted several fire trucks, ambulances and police vehicles, as well as dozens of first responders.

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The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office tells us they responded and an autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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