Drowned man's cause of death determined after autopsy

3 years 9 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, March 25 2015 Mar 25, 2015 Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:47:21 PM CDT March 25, 2015 in News
By: Miranda Craig, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

CALLAWAY COUNTY - An autopsy determined the official cause of death for man found in lake last month. The Boone County medical examiner found 55-year-old Mark Wenkel died from accidental drowning due to intoxication.

Wenkel's body was discovered last month after authorities were dispatched to Copper Road to check on a suspicious vehicle parked on private property. A resident later found Wenkel's body in a near by lake. 

The medical examiner said there was no foul play.

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