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Man Dies in Lake Near Tomahawk

05 Aug News

A Milwaukee County man was found dead yesterday morning in a lake near Tomahawk.

Officials have now identified the victim as 51 year old Michael A. Kontowicz of Glendale. Emergency crews were called to Smith Lake off of Nibler Road in the Town of Bradley at just before 9:00 yesterday morning. The victim’s body was recovered near an unoccupied boat.

According to a witness Kontowicz went out to fish by himself early yesterday morning. There was no life jacket found near the scene according to the sheriff’s officials.

The incident remains under investigation, including an autopsy today.