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Cardiac event leads to Vilas County drowningSubmitted: 10/04/2018
Cardiac event leads to Vilas County drowning
Story By Newswatch 12 News Team

LAND O LAKES - An Illinois man apparently drown near Land O Lakes.

The Vilas County Sheriff's office says 69 year old William De Wees was found floating face down Wednesday afternoon.

Responding deputies and detectives determined nothing was suspicious and a possible medical event happened while the individual was working on his dock at his lake cabin in the Town of Land O Lakes.

A forensic autopsy was performed on Thursday.

The cause of death has been determined to be an accidental drowning as a result of a cardiac episode.


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