Missing UW-Whitewater student found dead at quarry

WHITEWATER (AP) — A missing University of Wisconsin-Whitewater student has been found dead in a limestone quarry in Walworth County.

The sheriff’s office says the body of 21-year-old Benjamin R. Fuder was found Sunday, July 29th about 6:45 a.m. The circumstances of his death were not immediately released, although foul play is not suspected.

Fuder was last seen in downtown Whitewater shortly after midnight Saturday morning. He was reported missing late Saturday night.

His body was found at the Whitewater Limestone Quarry in the Town of Whitewater, just outside the Whitewater city limits. The coroner responded and identified the body as that of Fuder, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sheriff David Graves says authorities don’t suspect foul play at this time, although the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information into this case is asked to contact the Walworth County Sheriff’s Department.

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