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BAC of .323 for La Crosse man pulled from river

Shalim Agustine's body pulled from Black River July 11

LA CROSSE, Wis. - The man pulled from the Black River in early July had a blood alochol content (BAC) of .323 - more than four times the legal limit to drive, according to the final toxicology report.

The La Crosse County Medical Examiner's Office released the results on Wednesday morning.

Twenty-three-year-old Shalim Augustine's body was pulled from the Black River in La Crosse just south of the I-90 bridge on July 11, just days after he was reported missing. 

According to preliminary autopsy results from the La Crosse, Augustine died from accidental drowning. He had been reported missing after hanging out with friends who docked their boat at the landing behind Powerhouse Marine near Black River Beach.

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