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Man fleeing police drowns in pond in southeast Wisconsin

November 5, 2017

FRANKLIN, Wis. (AP) — Police say a man fleeing police drowned when he jumped into a pond in southeastern Wisconsin.

Franklin police say police were called Saturday afternoon to a fraud complaint at a store and began chasing the man, who was in a car. The man abandoned the car after getting into an accident.

Police say the man jumped into a pond and never surfaced. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports the Franklin Dive Team recovered his body.

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