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UPDATE: Snowshoer found dead in Rib Mountain identified

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RIB MOUNTAIN (WAOW) -

A snowshoer found dead Tuesday night in Rib Mountain State Park has been identified.

According to Marathon County Medical Examiner John Larson, Mark Welsh, 49, died of a heart attack.

Sheriff's officials say two snowshoers found Welsh's body near the west end of the park around 7 p.m. Tuesday. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The medical examiner tells Newsline 9 Welsh had not been dead very long before his body was found.

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