Authorities search for suspect after person found dead in Ho-Chunk casino parking lot

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SAUK COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV)--- Authorities need your help finding a man who is wanted in connection to the death of another man found dead Monday in a casino parking lot.

Sauk County Sheriff Chip Meister identified the suspect as 68-year-old Robert M. Pulvermacher of rural Middleton. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

Early Wednesday morning, authorities warned Pulvermacher was spotted on Madison's east side late Tuesday afternoon. Anyone who sees him, should call 9-1-1. Police say he currently has no mode of transportation and is dangerous if approached.

Pulvermacher is currently on community supervision with the Wisconsin Department of Corrections. He is known to frequent casinos in Madison and Baraboo, and regularly plays table games such as blackjack.

Pulvermacher was last seen leaving the Ho-Chunk Casino and Convention Center parking lot at 12:59 a.m. on Monday with a younger man. Authorities have now identified that man and confirmed he is not a suspect, and that Pulvermacher offered him money for a ride from the casino.

Sheriff Meister said the victim was found dead in his vehicle shortly after 1 p.m. Monday in the parking lot behind the Ho-Chunk Casino and Convention Center in the Township of Delton.

Meister is not releasing the victim's name until family is notified. An autopsy was expected to be completed on Tuesday.

The sheriff confirmed that the victim's death is suspicious, and the man was reported missing early Monday morning by a family member in the Town of Delton. The victim was last seen on Sunday afternoon at their home.

Anyone with information related to this incident is being asked to call 9-1-1 or the Sauk County Crime Stoppers at (888) 847-7285 immediately.