Drowning on the Lac Courte Oreilles Lake in Sawyer County

By KBJR News 1

Drowning on the Lac Courte Oreilles Lake in Sawyer County

August 27, 2013 Updated Aug 27, 2013 at 11:14 AM CDT

Sawyer County, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- A 41 year old man drowned in the Lac Courte Oreilles Lake in Sawyer County over the weekend.

The Sawyer County Sheriff's Office received a call of a drowning on the lake Saturday evening around six. Rescue crews had to suspend the search a few hours later due to darkness and high winds.

Crews resumed their search Sunday morning. Around 9:30am, a dive team located the body of 41 year old Arthur Schmock.

The Sawyer County Search and Rescue Team, the LCO Police Department, the St. Louis County Search and Rescue Team, the Wisconsin DNR and the Sawyer County Ambulance Service all assisted in the search.

Posted to the web by Krista Burns
kburns@kbjr.com

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