Tragic news has emerged from Brown County, Wisconsin, as 47-year-old Dennis Doxtater Jr., a resident of Green Bay, was identified as the victim in an apparent drowning on Saturday. The circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation by local authorities.
Keep reading this to learn more about this incident and How it happened.
What Happened to Dennis Doxtater?
The Green Bay Police Department has disclosed the name of the individual who was the victim in an ice rescue and recovery operation on the East River. The victim was identified as Dennis Doxtater, a 47-year-old resident of Green Bay. On Saturday, the police dive team recovered his body from the water after a passerby reported seeing a backpack beside a hole in the ice near the East River Trail’s footbridge in the 1400 block of E. Walnut Street. While the initial investigation does not suggest foul play, the Brown County Medical Examiner’s Office will be performing an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death. This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the dangers of ice and waterways, especially during the winter months, and the importance of taking precautions to stay safe.
The Green Bay Police Department is seeking information regarding the recent ice rescue and recovery effort on the East River. Those with any relevant information are encouraged to call the police department at (920) 448-3200 and reference case #23-212975. Individuals who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime stoppers at (920) 432-STOP (7867) or submit a tip online at www.432stop.com. Crime tips can also be reported through the “P3 Tips” app. The police department is hoping to gather as much information as possible to aid in their investigation.