Months old body discovered in Fond du Lac County

RIPON, Wis. (WFRV) – A 45-year-old man is in jail after the body of another 45-year-old man was discovered in Ripon Saturday.

Ripon Police were called to a home on Olden Road in Ripon for a welfare check.

Thats where they found the body around 6 p.m. Saturday.

The Fond du Lac sheriff’s department says the man had been dead for several months, according to police.

One neighbor was out of town and returned home to the news.

“Things like that just don’t happen around this neighborhood,” said Marty Hammen. “Yes, I’m surprised. I know nothing about it.”

The matter has been referred to the Fond du Lac County district attorney’s office.

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