Afternoon News Briefs: Body pulled from Lake Mendota probably that of missing 22 year old from Madison
Dane County authorities say the body they pulled from Lake Mendota this morning is likely that of a missing 22 year old Madison man. The identity hasn't been confirmed yet. The man was swimming with a friend early today when he went under. The friend swam to shore and called 911 for help a little before 3 a.m. The missing swimmer became distressed in an area of the lake where the water is about 12 feet deep.