Body Discovered Appears To Match Description Of Missing Mayville Man
The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office was notified at approximately 6:47 p.m. on Monday, March 2, that a body was discovered on private property in the Village of Kekoskee near Hwy 67, south of the City of Mayville.
County deputies responded to the Kekoskee location to find a deceased male in a field matching the description of John J. Bachhuber, 77, who was last seen in the area late on February 15/early February 16. A Silver Alert was issued on Monday, Feb. 17, prompting searches by several agencies since that time.
The Silver Alert was cancelled by the Wisconsin Department of Justice shortly after 10 p.m. on Monday night.
The body has been turned over to the Dodge County Medical Examiner’s Office who will be conducting an autopsy of the body and ensuring positive identification, according to the sheriff’s office.
The case remains under investigation by the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office, the Mayville Police Department and the Dodge County Medical Examiner’s Office.