Body recovered from Black River in La Crosse

LA CROSSE (WKBT) — A body was recovered from the Black River behind Powerhouse Marine Wednesday afternoon.

The La Crosse Fire Department responded at about 4 p.m. Wednesday to a call that there were footprints on the ice headed toward open water, but none returning to shore.

Captain Avrie Schott of the La Crosse Police Department confirmed Wednesday evening that a body was taken out of the water. No further details were available.

She confirmed it was not the man reported missing earlier this week, Hamud Faal.


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