UPDATE: Body of missing swimmer pulled from Red Cedar River

Published: May. 18, 2022 at 8:20 PM CDT
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MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) - The body of Louis Adorno Burgos was found in the Red Cedar River on Friday, May 27.

According to the Menomonie Police Department, the 23-year-old’s body was found approximately .7 miles south of the Downsville boat landing.

Adorno Burgos went under the water while swimming in the Red Cedar River near Riverside Park in Menomonie on Tuesday, May 17. Multiple agencies helped with the search efforts.

Menomonie PD Press Release
Menomonie PD Press Release(Menomonie PD)


MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) - The Menomonie Police Department released an additional update on Wednesday evening regarding a suspected drowning Tuesday in Menomonie, Wis.

According to a media release by the Menomonie Police Department, the missing man in the suspected drowning has been identified as 23-year-old Louis Y Adorno Burgos.

Currently the 23-year-old has not yet been found.

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 man who went under water while swimming and didn’t come back up.

Multiple agencies are assisting the Menomonie Police Department with the search. Menomonie Police Department says the search has concluded for Wednesday evening and the search is set to continue Thursday.

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