BURNETT COUNTY — A 49-year-old Danbury, WI man was found deceased after authorities responded to a call from someone who believed they had found a deceased person on Thursday evening, according to a press release from the Burnett County Sheriff’s Office.
On September 14, 2023, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Burnett County Dispatch received a call from someone stating they believed they had found a deceased person on the riverbank by the bridge on the Gandy Dancer Trail in Swiss Township. Law Enforcement and Emergency Services responded to the scene.
A deceased male was located by the river in that location. The male was identified as Shawn M. Songetay, 49 years old, of Danbury WI.
No further details will be released at this time.
This case is still under investigation.
The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance:
- Webster Police Department
- Danbury Fire Department
- North Ambulance
- Burnett County Emergency Management
- Burnett County Medical Examiner’s Office
-- Per Sheriff Tracy Finch