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Vilas Co. man dead after possible drowning


Vilas County authorities are investigating a possible drowning on Fence Lake in Vilas County. They say a man's body was pulled from the water Saturday night. 46-year-old Gerald Ackley was pronounced dead at the scene.

Emergency crews say someone discovered Ackley unresponsive and floating off shore on Fence Lake. They performed CPR to try and resuscitate him, but were unsuccessful.

An investigation into the death is being conducted by the Lac du Flambeau Tribal Police Department and the Vilas County Coroner's Office.

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