Milwaukee Man Dies While Swimming On Lake Deneveu

Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s officials say a 23-year-old Milwaukee man died while swimming in Lake Deneveu Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff’s Sergeant Renee Schuster says the man went underwater after suffering a medical incident on the lake in the Town of Empire. The Sheriff’s Dive Team recovered his body three hours after he went under water. She says the cause of death has not been determined. She says the victim was an avid swimmer and wasn’t wearing a life jacket. Also responding to the call were the Eden Fire Department and Rescue, Fond du Lac City Ambulance, Town of Fond du Lac Fire Department, and the Wisconsin DNR. The County Communications Center dispatched the call at 3:30 p.m.