Death of Deer Hunter

To: Media
From: Green Lake County Sheiff's Office
Re/Event: Death of Deer Hunter
Date/Time of Incident: 11/21/15 at 08:04 am
Address: Grand River Marsh Public Wildlife Area, Town of Kingston
 
Date of Release: 11/21/15
Release #: UPDATE
Information:
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Concerning the 11/21/15 deer hunter death, the name of the deceased is below:

Mr. Francis Dymond
Age:  66
Ripon, Wisconsin
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On 11/21/15 the Green Lake County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call of a hunter down with a possible heart attack. Emergency Medical Responders were paged, as well as Sheriff's Office staff. Initial responding Deputy arrived to find Kingston First Responders and others performing CPR. A Sheriff's Office Defib unit was utilized with shocks delivered and continuation of CPR until the arrival of the Ambulance. An on scene, off duty Paramedic was assisting with lifesaving attempts. It was later learned that the subject had died at the hospital. The deceased had a history of heart conditions, and went down after taking part in dragging a harvested deer to the vehicle. No suspicious activity or firearms were part of this incident.
The Green Lake County Sheriff's Office, Kingston First Responders, Markesan Ambulance Service, and a DNR Warden all assisted in the incident, as well as several other hunters in the area that placed the 911 call, and assisted responding units to the scene. The name of the deceased is being withheld pending all family notifications.

Release Prepared by:  Sergeant Jeffrey B. Kiener

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