Wisconsin Authorities Find Missing Man Dead

Updated: 07/17/2014 5:28 PM
Created: 07/17/2014 12:46 PM
By: Megan Matthews

Wisconsin authorities found a man reported missing in the Red Cedar River Thursday afternoon.

Joseph Briske, 45, was reported missing Monday. He had left his home early that morning with no explanation. His car was found a few hours later on Interstate 94 east of Menomonie, Wisconsin.

The St. Croix County Sheriff's Office said Menomonie Police found Briske's body. Both departments continue to investigate what happened.

Joseph Briske
Photo: St. Croix County Sherrif's Office

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