ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Wisconsin authorities recover body from Rock River

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- Rock County authorities have recovered a man's body from the Rock River, about 45 minutes after he was last seen. The victim was identified Saturday as 45-year-old Keith H. Pierce of Edgerton. The sheriff's office says em...

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) -- Rock County authorities have recovered a man's body from the Rock River, about 45 minutes after he was last seen.

The victim was identified Saturday as 45-year-old Keith H. Pierce of Edgerton.

The sheriff's office says emergency responders were sent to the river Friday about 7 p.m. on a report of a missing adult.

The responders were told Pierce hadn't been seen for about 45 minutes and might have been in the water.

Divers searched the area, eventually finding his body in the area where he was last seen. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

What To Read Next