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UPDATE: Body of man found in Warner Park Lagoon identified

UPDATED Saturday, September 7, 2013 --- 5:53 p.m.

The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man recovered from the Warner Park Lagoon as 55-year-old Calvin Ewing of Madison.

A forensic autopsy was completed late on September 6th, at the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Preliminary results support the theory that Ewing drowned in the lagoon. Additional testing is underway at this time and the final ruling of cause of death is pending.
This case remains under investigation.
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UPDATED Friday, September 6, 2013 --- 4:15 p.m.

Police say the body found in the Warner Park Lagoon has been tentatively identified as a Madison man in his 50's.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

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UPDATED Friday, September 6, 2013 --- 2:52 p.m.

The child that spotted the body at the Warner Park Lagoon Friday was on a field trip.

Police say a group of Sherman Middle School students were in the park as part of the trip.

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UPDATED Friday, September 6, 2013 --- 2:38 p.m.

Madison Police say the body found in the Warner Park lagoon is believed to be an adult male.

He was fully clothed.

Officers say a child fishing in the area discovered the body floating in the water.

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UPDATED Friday, September 6, 2013 --- 2:20 p.m.

Madison fire officials say crews have recovered a body from the Warner Park Lagoon.

Madison Police are on scene assisting. The medical examiner is also on the way to the scene.

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Posted Friday, September 6, 2013 --- 2:02 p.m.

Madison Police and fire officials are at the Warner Park Lagoon after someone reported seeing a body in the water.

At 1:41 p.m. Friday a caller reported seeing a body floating about eight feet from the shore near the shelters.

Authorities are classifying this call as a recovery effort.

We'll bring you more information as soon as it becomes available.


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