UWGB Body Found – Authorities say a report of a fire led them to discover the body of a deceased male on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus.
On Tuesday at around 12:30 a.m. The Police received a report of a small grass fire on the border of the campus by the Arboretum walking path entrance.
police say When first responders got to the scene, they put out the fire and found the body nearby.
Captain Ben Allen with the Green Bay Police Department says investigators believe this is an isolated incident.
Allen Said “Typically that’s the nature of these situations that we have found through investigations in the past. We don’t think that the public is in any immediate danger. But certainly a disturbing situation,”
Authorities say they are investigating the male’s death as a homicide and they need help identifying him.
The victim is described as a light-skinned male, possibly between the ages of 20 and 30 years old, short dark hair with a trimmed beard. He was medium build and approximately six-feet tall.
Police canvassed the area and are reviewing surveillance camera footage in the area.
Just through the woods on the UWGB campus, students say the discovery came as a shock.
Comments from some UWGB student
Ali Krause said “That doesn’t really happen here. I’ve never really heard of anything like that happening here. It was kind of scary too”.
Sophomore Daija Williams said. “Normally this campus is really calm and there’s not too much going on”.
Krause said “I never thought anything like this would happen here and it did so definitely more prepared. I’m okay being on campus because I don’t live on campus but last year I lived really close to one of the trails and that definitely would’ve made me nervous if I was there and I probably wouldn’t have wanted to stay”.
Police say a lengthy investigation is ahead.
Allen said “We are following up on some leads already through information that was obtained but to this point in the investigation, it’s going to be a long, intensive investigation,”
Those with information are encouraged to call Green Bay Police on 920-448-3208.
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