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UW-Madison student dies in apparent drowning


WAUSHARA COUNTY (WKOW) -- A student from UW-Madison died of an apparent drowning while swimming with friends in Waushara County.

The group hopped into Morris Lake, northeast of Wautoma, around 12:45 Friday morning.

The Waushara County Sheriff's Department says divers found the body of 20-year-old Bruce Beckley just after 2 a.m.

Deputies say the Milwaukee native and his friends were swimming after hours.

Investigators believe alcohol was involved.

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