Marquette County hunter found dead of self-inflicted gunshot wound, officials say

A Marquette County man was found dead Saturday evening of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, sheriff’s officials said.

Marquette County Coroner Thomas Wastart said 57-year-old Dan Sonnenberg, of the Town of Oxford, was pronounced dead at 6:52 p.m. Saturday after his body was found in a ground-blind, officials said.

Sonnenberg was hunting on his father’s land near County Road E in the Town of Newton, northeast of Westfield, Wastart said.

Another person was found dead around 5:50 p.m. Saturday in an elevated deer stand in the town of Westfield, officials said. It was determined the individual died of natural causes.

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