UPDATE: Janesville’s Lustig Park Closed Due to Death Investigation


UPDATE (1/2/16, 1:02 p.m.): Lustig Park in Janesville is closed to pedestrian and vehicle traffic due to a death investigation being conducted by police.

On Sunday, a body was pulled from the Rock River across from the park. The identification of that victim has not been released.


Sunday afternoon, around 3p.m., the Janesville Police Department received a call that a boater had found a body in the Rock River.

The partially submerged body was found near the 1400 block of Afton road.

Janesville Police Department officers, along with the assistance of the Janesville Fire Department recovered the body of what they say appears to be an adult male.

An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon at 12:30p.m.

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