FDL PD Investigating Late Night Homicide, Release Name of Victim

The Fond du Lac Police Department is investigating a homicide involving a Fond du Lac area man.

Officers were notified Sunday night, October 17, 2021 at approximately 11:56pm, by a 9-1-1 call for assistance at a residence in the 300 block of 8th Street. Upon arrival, Officers located the 26 year old male from the Fond du Lac area who was found deceased from apparent gunshot wounds.

Fond du Lac Police Department Detectives responded to the scene. The investigation into the circumstances that led up to the death of Benzel T. Rose is active and ongoing at this time.

The Fond du Lac Medical Examiner’s Office will perform an autopsy on Rose to determine the exact cause and manner of death.

Investigators are working to identify possible suspects. At this time, no suspect(s) have been taken into custody. Officers and Detectives will be re-canvassing the area this morning.

The Fond du Lac Police Department is seeking further assistance from the community. If
you have information related to this incident or believe you may have information, please contact Lieutenant Matthew Bobo at (920) 322-3722 | [email protected] or the Crime Alert line at (920) 322-3740, callers can request to remain anonymous.

No additional details are being released at this time pending the outcome of the
investigation.