Fond du Lac woman found dead near Lake Winnebago

File photo. (WLUK/Jerry VanHandel)


Officials believe Lindsey Klima fell at the shoreline and died of exposure to the cold.

Foul play is not suspected.

She was 27 years old.


FOND DU LAC COUNTY (WLUK) -- A missing 27-year-old Fond du Lac woman has been found dead on the shore of Lake Winnebago.

The Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Department reports the woman was reported missing on Monday at about 4:40 p.m.

Witnesses told the sheriff’s department that she was last seen leaving an ice shanty at about 1:30 a.m. about 100 yards from the south shoreline on Lake Winnebago.

The victim was located at about 6:30 pm on shore near Garden Drive, in the Town of Fond du Lac according to the sheriff’s department.

The sheriff’s department says the investigation is ongoing and no further details will be released at this time.

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