LA CROSSE, Wis. (RELEASE FROM LA CROSSE POLICE)-- On Saturday March 29th at 11:17am, La Crosse Police were called to Houska Park in the City of La Crosse in reference to a possible deceased subject lying underneath the walking bridge at the north end of the Park. A male subject at this location was found to be deceased. The initial investigation by the Officers and Investigators at the scene indicated the death did not appear to involve foul play.
On today’s date an autopsy was conducted in Madison, WI. The La Crosse County Medical Examiner and La Crosse Police Department Investigators were present for the autopsy. The cause of death is still under investigation by both departments, while we await further blood and toxicology reports. No foul play is suspected in the death at this time.
The deceased has been identified as Ricky L Duren, 54 years old, (dob-12-27-59) of the La Crosse area. Family members have been notified.