Appleton man drowns in Langlade Co. lake

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Update: Langlade County sheriff’s officials have identified the victim as Deaontae Propst, 24, of Appleton. They say Propst was tubing behind a boat, fell off, went underwater, and never resurfaced. He was not wearing a life jacket.

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TOWN OF UPHAM – A 24-year-old Appleton man has drowned in a northern Wisconsin lake.

Langlade County sheriff’s officials say they were called to Deep Woods Lake in the town of Upham around 6 p.m. Tuesday for a report of a drowning. Local dive teams were also called in to help search for the victim. They searched until dark, but did not find him.

Around 9 a.m. Thursday, the man’s body was pulled from the lake.

Authorities continue to investigate.

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