Body Found In Beaver Dam River

(Beaver Dam) A body was recovered from the Beaver Dam River Saturday afternoon. Just after 2pm Dodge County Central Communications received a 911 call reporting that a body was found in the water south of Cooper Street and north of Highway 151. The Beaver Dam Police Department along with the Beaver Dam Fire and Rescue Department and the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office responded to the location and learned that two kayakers located the body. The individual was later pronounced deceased by the Dodge County Medical Examiner. The person’s gender and identity is being withheld until notification of family. The exact cause of death is unknown at this time and police are actively investigating any and all leads. Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Beaver Dam Police Department at 920-887-4612.