Police: Man found dead in Marshall cornfield ruled accidental

MARSHALL, Wis. (WMTV) A Cottage Grove man found dead in a cornfield in Marshall in January is being ruled an accident, according to a statement from Marshall Police Chief, John Nault.

Kurt Meyer, 47, was found in a field in the 300 block of Fir Lane on Jan. 17. This happened after a suspicious vehicle complaint.

One week earlier, Meyer and his vehicle were reported missing.

The police department received the final report from the Dane County medical examiner on April 9. It stated that Meyer died from long exposure to the weather and intoxication.

At this time, the Chief Nault said the investigation is closed pending new information.

If you have any information in regards to this incident, please call the Marshall Police Department at (608) 655-3533 or the non-emergency Dane County dispatch line at (608) 255-2345.