Death Investigation

October 22, 2007
Contact: Elise Schaffer, PIO Phone: (608) 284-6142 FAX: (608) 284-6163
Sheriff's Office

October 22, 2007. Madison, WI – At approximately 4:30 PM yesterday, Dane County Sheriff Deputies responded with Sun Prairie EMS to a storage facility on Brooks Drive in the town of Burke. A 39 year-old man was found dead inside one of the storage units by the brother of the person who rented the storage space. The man had reportedly been living in the storage unit for a short time prior to his death. Dane County Coroner’s Office will be conducting an autopsy today. Dane County detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of the man’s death. It is expected that the man’s identity will be released following the autopsy.