Body found Friday in Washington Park identified

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MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office has announced the identity of a body found in the Washington Park Lagoon on Friday, July 5th.

The body of 68-year-old Daniel Bigelow was discovered in Washington Park near 44th and Lloyd around 3:30 p.m.

Detectives responded to a call of an unresponsive, elderly, white male located in the lagoon near the shoreline.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office says the preliminary cause of death is accidental drowning.

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