MONDAY 8/12/19 9:26 a.m.
WAUPACA COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) — The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man that died Sunday after drowning in a pond.
Officials are identifying him as 37-year-old Daniel Lewis.
WAUPACA COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) — The Waupaca County Sheriff’s Office says a man is dead after drowning in a pond Sunday night.
Officials say around 3:57 p.m., the Waupaca County Communication Center was notified of a man who was drowning in a pond behind a residence in the town of Fremont.
Police say prior to their arrival, the man had been removed from the water and CPR had been started.
Life-saving measures were continued until the man was transported by Fremont Ambulance to ThedaCare – Neenah.
The 37-year-old Fremont man died later at the hospital. Officials are not releasing names at this time. The incident remains under investigation.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Information on this incident was initially received from the Waupaca County Sheriff’s Department, however, the family of Daniel Lewis says that he was taken to ThedaCare – Appleton instead of ThedaCare – Neenah.