Man’s body found in silo on farm in Dane County

Authorities say a man’s body has been found in a silo on his property in Dane County.

The Wisconsin State Journal reports the man’s body was discovered Thursday afternoon on a farm in Blue Mounds, which is about 27 miles west of Madison.

Mt. Horeb assistant fire chief Eric Brinkmann says the man was reported missing by a friend who kept cows on his property. Brinkmann says the friend found the man’s body.

According to Brinkmann, bystanders told officials that it had it had been awhile since they saw the man who was found dead.

Dane County officials said it appears the incident was an accident.