UPDATE: Name of man found dead in Chippewa Co. lake released

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CHIPPEWA COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) -- We now know the name of the man found dead on a Chippewa County lake.

Richard Mohr, 83 of rural Holcombe, was found Tuesday on Otter Lake, north of Stanley.

Investigators say people were out boating when they came across another boat with Mohr floating in the water nearby. Mohr was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to the DNR, Mohr was not wearing a life vest. The DNR is calling it a possible drowning. An investigation is ongoing.