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Sheriff’s Office investigating after body found in ditch in rural Eau Claire County Thursday

The Sheriff’s Office received a call at 11:03 a.m. Thursday that a body had been found in a ditch in the Town of Clear Creek.
Published: Jun. 16, 2022 at 4:35 PM CDT
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TOWN OF CLEAR CREEK (EAU CLAIRE COUNTY), Wis. (WEAU) - The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death after a body was found in the Town of Clear Creek Thursday morning.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, a report was called in around 11:03 a.m. from someone who saw a body in the ditch on Mallard Road north of Foster east of the St. Raymond Parish church.

Deputies said based on the evidence at the scene, it appeared to be a targeted and isolated incident and that there is no reason to believe the public is in danger.

The Sheriff’s Office said that if you’ve been in that area recently to call them with information.

“If the public has been driving in that area and noticed anything suspicious in the last 24 to 36 hours, that information would be useful to us,” Lt. Dustin Walters of the Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Office said. “They could give us a call.”

The name of the person found dead has not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call the non-emergency number for the Sheriff’s Office at 715-839-4709. Anonymous tips can be submitted through Eau Claire County Crimestoppers at 715-874-TIPS or online at eauclairecountycrimestoppers.org.

EAU CLAIRE COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) - Deputies are investigating a death in Eau Claire County Thursday morning.

The Eau Claire County Sheriff’s office says it got a call around 11:00 a.m. from someone who saw a body in the ditch on Mallard Road in the Town of Clear Creek, which is north of Foster. Deputies say based on evidence at the scene, there is no reason to believe the public is in danger, but did say it appears to be a targeted and isolated incident. The name of the person has not been released.

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