Body recovered after search for drowning victim on Pokegama Lake

Barron County sheriff's officials said a body was recovered after searching for a drowning victim on Pokegama Lake in Chetek, Wis. on Sunday afternoon.

Officials said they were searching for an unidentified 45-year-old woman and were asking those boating on the lake to stay away from fire and law enforcement boats.

The body, which has yet to be identified, was recovered at about 3:30 p.m. An official press release will be out in the morning with more details.

Normal traffic can resume on the lake.

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