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Drowning Victim Identified


MERRILL, WI (AP) -- Authorities in Lincoln County have identified the body recovered from Lake Mohawksin.

He's 51-year-old Paul E. Ruff of Pell Lake.

Lincoln County authorities say Ruff drowned Wednesday while trying to retrieve his boat, which floated away while he and his 16-year-old son were camping on an island.

An autopsy confirmed Ruff died of drowning.

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