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  • Writer's pictureDunn County Sheriff's Office

Deputies Recover Drowning Victim From Red Cedar River - Tainter Township

On June 11, 2016 at approximately 8:35 AM Deputies from the Dunn County Sheriff’s office located the male that had gone missing after being swept downstream while wading in the Red Cedar River at Russian Slough, Tainter Township on June 7, 2016.


The Dunn County Medical examiner responded. The male was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased was located approximately one tenth of a mile downstream from where he entered the river.


The male was identified as Juan Ramos-Nalagon age 21 from Mexico. He was currently residing in rural Menomonie, WI.


The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind anyone wading or fishing along the shoreline of any river to exercise caution especially during periods of high water and swift currents.

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