MONDAY, 08/21/2023, 6:46 p.m.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – The search for a missing 56-year-old man last seen on August 3 has come to an end.
On Saturday, August 19, shortly after 1:00 p.m., the City of Fond du Lac Police Department responded to the 300 block of Willow Drive for a report of a deceased individual in a dense wooded area behind a residence.
On Monday, August 21, the Fond du Lac County Medical Examiner’s Office performed an autopsy and learned the deceased individual was 56-year-old Troy Zupke, who had been missing since August 3.
Officials say that the manner of death was suicide.
“If you are in a mental health crisis, there are many services and support available to you whether you need someone to talk to, you need someone to respond, or you need a place to go,” said the Fond du Lac Police Department.
No further details were provided.
Officers: Fond du Lac man missing, last said he was heading to Green Bay
SUNDAY, 08/06/2023, 5:42 p.m.
FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – Officers in Fond du Lac are looking for a missing 56-year-old man who was last seen on August 3, saying that he was heading to Green Bay.
According to the Fond du Lac Police Department, officers are looking for Troy A. Zupke. He is roughly 6’2″ and weighs about 200 pounds.
Authorities say that Zupke last left his home in Fond du Lac on August 3, and that he hasn’t responded to any forms of communication.
Zupke has hazel eyes and brown hair. He was last seen wearing a dark-colored t-shirt, jeans, and brown boots. Officers say that he has tattoos on his forearm, upper bicep, and chest.
No other information was provided. Local 5 will update this story when more details are released.