Police identify man who drowned in Fond du Lac River

Published: Jun. 5, 2021 at 10:25 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 1:54 PM CDT
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Police have released new information on a June 4 drowning in Fond du Lac.

The victim has been identified as Mathew D. Rosiere, 37, of Fond du Lac.

Preliminary autopsy results show the cause of death to be consistent with fresh water drowning, police say. There were no signs of foul play.

On June 4, at about 6:55 p.m., police and rescue crews were called to the Fond du Lac River under the 9th Street Bridge for a report of a body in the water.

Rosiere was pulled from the river and pronounced dead ad the scene.

He was reported missing on June 3.


Officials say they have found the body of a man who had been reported as missing earlier this week.

According to the Fond du Lac Police Department, officers were called to the area of the Fond du Lac River under the Ninth Street Bridge for a report of a body in the water at about 6:55 p.m. Friday.

They, as well as members of the Fond du Lac Fire and Rescue team, pulled the man’s body from the river.

Police say the man was pronounced dead at the scene by the Medical Examiner’s Office.

Officials have identified him as a 37-year-old Fond du Lac man who had been reported missing the day before.

At this time, officials say there are no obvious signs of foul play, however an autopsy will be done to determine the man’s cause of death.

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