Missing woman last seen exiting ice shanty found dead on shore of Lake Winnebago

Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Office

FOND DU LAC COUNTY — A woman reported missing was located deceased on New Year’s Day Monday, January 1st on the shore of Lake Winnebago.

According to the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office, shortly after 4:30 p.m. Monday, they were notified that a 27-year-old woman from Fond du Lac was missing — with witnessed indicating she was last seen on foot leaving an ice shanty on Lake Winnebago.

That was around 1:30 a.m. The ice shanty was reportedly about 100 yards from the south shoreline.

The victim, identified as Lindsey Klima, was found dead around 6:30 p.m. on Monday — just on shore near Garden Drive.

Investigators believe the Klima fell at the shoreline and died of exposure to the cold. Foul play is not suspected, and investigators continue to work with the Medical Examiner’s Office on this investigation.