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UPDATE: Body of missing woman from Durand area found in river

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Published: Aug. 23, 2017 at 8:27 AM CDT
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Investigators have found the body of a woman missing for several days.

On Wednesday afternoon, Captain Kevin Bygd from the Dunn County Sheriff's Office said deputies found the body of Kathleen Schlosser, 59, of the Durand area just before 1:30 p.m. Wednesday while on the Chippewa River in a boat. He said she was found about a mile west of the County Road H bridge. When asked if there were any suspicious circumstances surrounding Schlosser's death, Captain Bygd said that it is too early to tell.

Crews had started searching for Schlosser, 59, around 6 p.m. Monday. She was last seen northeast of Rock Falls around noon Monday. That’s where they say Schlosser’s car was found Monday night. The search first began in Caryville. Crews at the scene said Monday night that it was possible she went into the water for some reason.


MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Dunn County Sheriff's Office says they do not need additional volunteers in the search for Kathleen Schlosser.

They said on Facebook late Wednesday morning that they will update everyone if they are in need of volunteers.


MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) -- The Dunn County Sheriff's Office is accommodating people who want to help the search for a missing woman from the Durand area.

A post to the department's Facebook page around 8 a.m. Wednesday said volunteers who want to join in the search for Kathleen Schlosser should report to the Command Post. It's at the State Trail parking lot on State Highway 85 in Caryville. It went on to say that anyone who wants to donate water or something else to drink for searchers can feel free to drop it off there.

Crews started searching for Schlosser, 59, around 6 p.m. Monday. She was last seen northeast of Rock Falls around noon Monday. That’s where they say Schlosser’s car was found Monday night. The search first began in Caryville.

, crews at the scene said it was possible she went into the water for some reason.

If you have information that could help, you're asked to call the sheriff’s office at 715-232-1348.

**Update** We do not need any additional volunteers. We will update if volunteers are needed again. Thank you everyone for stopping by with drinks/water/food. We have more than enough for the searchers.

Posted by Dunn County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

**Update** We do not need any additional volunteers. We will update if volunteers are needed again. Thank you everyone for stopping by with drinks/water/food. We have more than enough for the searchers.

Posted by Dunn County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, August 23, 2017