Drowned man's cause of death determined after autopsy
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.