La Crosse Police investigate body found in south side yard

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LA CROSSE, Wis. (WXOW) – La Crosse Police continue their investigation after a body is found in a backyard in a south side neighborhood Thursday afternoon.

Around 1:40 p.m., officers were called to a home in the 1600 block of Johnson Street.

La Crosse Police Sgt. Tom Walsh said a person shoveling snow discovered the body in a fenced backyard and called police.

At this point, investigators are attempting to determine the identity of the person.

Sgt. Walsh wasn’t able to say what the connection is between the home and the person.

He added that it appears at this time there is no threat to the community.

We will update this story as more information becomes available. 


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