Divers recover body of man from Milwaukee River

Milwaukee River search

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — Milwaukee Police divers recovered the body of an adult male from the Milwaukee River shortly before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, August 20th.

Divers and Marine Unit officers had been searching the river near E. Chicago Street for a 35-year-old Milwaukee man who was with the 30-year-old woman who was pulled from the river at about 9:30 p.m. on Monday.

Officials are waiting for the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner to confirm the identity of the deceased and to determine the cause of death.

Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story.

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