4 bodies found after canoeists go missing on Wisconsin lake

TOWN OF EAST TROY, Wis. (AP) — Police say four bodies have been recovered after canoeists were reported missing in southeastern Wisconsin.

Authorities say four people went out in a canoe around 3 a.m. Sunday on Mill Lake in Walworth County. The search began after friends noticed they hadn’t come back.

Town of East Troy Police Chief Jim Surges tells WITI-TV that three bodies were recovered quickly, while the fourth body was recovered by divers. A canoe was also found.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is leading the investigation.

Mill Lake is about 35 miles southwest of Milwaukee.

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