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WISCONSIN NEWS BRIEFS: Middle-schoolers find body in Madison park lagoon

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MADISON - A scary moment for a group of middle-school students on a field trip yesterday afternoon.

 Madison police say the students discovered a fully-clothed body floating offshore at the Warner Park lagoon. Authorities say the body appears to be a male and the Dane County medical examiner’s office will investigate a cause of death. Officials say a group of eighth graders from Sherman Middle School and a supervisor discovered the body.


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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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