Police hope public can help ID man found unresponsive in Lake Mendota

MADISON, Wis. - Madison police are hoping the public can help identify the unresponsive man found floating in Lake Mendota early Friday morning, officials said.

Emergency crews and police were called around 6 a.m. to Lake Mendota after a bystander discovered the man floating in the water near Lake Street, according to a release.

The man was retrieved from the water and put in an ambulance, officials said. The man, who appears to be in his early 20s, was still alive when taken to a hospital. There are no signs of foul play, officials said.

Officials said the man is described as white and 6 feet tall with a slender to average build. He is 20-25 years old with dark, short hair that is a bit longer on the top. He was wearing a dark-colored sweatshirt, white T-shirt, gray sweatpants and tennis shoes that are gray, black and red.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident is ongoing. Officials ask anyone who has any information to call 911.


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