Menomonie Police investigating suspected drowning

Published: May. 17, 2022 at 4:53 PM CDT
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MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) - The Menomonie Police Department released an additional update regarding a suspected drowning Tuesday.

According to a media release by the Menomonie Police Department, at 3:23 p.m. on Tuesday multiple agencies responded to Riverside Park, 890 Hudson Road in Menomonie, Wis. for a report of a 23-year-old man who went under water while swimming and didn’t come back up. Friends of the man attempted to save him but couldn’t get to the man in time.

Multiple agencies assisted with the search. At this time, the 23-year-old has not been found.

MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) -The Menomonie Police Department has released an update via a social post on their Facebook Page that they are currently investigating a suspected drowning at Riverside Park in Menomonie, Wis.

Menomonie Police Department continues to ask people to avoid the area. The Menomonie Police Department in their social post says foul play is not suspected.

MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) -Crews are searching the Red Cedar River in Menomonie right now.

There’s no word yet if a person is believed to be in the river. The Menomonie Police Department posted on their Facebook Page that they are responding to an emergency and are asking people to avoid the area.

Four boats were seen in the water and a dive team was called in.

More information is expected.

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