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Police: Hypothermia, Alcohol Caused Death

Posted Wednesday, December 5, 2012 --- 1:35 p.m.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) -- La Crosse police say the 54-year-old man found dead in a yard had a blood alcohol content nearly five times the legal limit for driving.

Authorities say the cause of Mark Fuchsteiner's death was hypothermia with alcohol being a contributing factor. Fuchsteiner's blood alcohol content was .39.

His body was found on Tuesday morning.

Copyright 2012: Associated Press


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