Body of Drowning Victim Found

By KBJR News 1

Body of Drowning Victim Found

September 29, 2013 Updated Sep 29, 2013 at 6:12 PM CDT

Namakagon, WI (NNCNOW.COM)

The body of 69 year old Gerald Buss was found early afternoon in Lake Namakagon.

According to the Bayfield County Sherriff's office the body was discovered in ten feet of water at 12:15.

The Bayfield County coroner declared cause of death as an accidental cold water drowning.

Buss went missing Friday after he fell from his boat while fishing with a friend. He was not wearing a floating device.

Buss's body was found the third day of searching.

Assisting agencies include Namekagon Fire Department, Sawyer County Diving Team and the Wisconsin DNR.

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