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Forum News Service, Published May 16 2013

Body found along St. Croix River identified

LAKELAND, Minn. – A badly decomposed body found Tuesday along the St. Croix River in Lakeland has been identified as that of Donald Duane Marklowitz Jr., 54, of Baldwin, Wis.

Washington County sheriff's deputies found the body and reported that it appeared to have been in the water for a time. The cause of death remains under investigation.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office said Marklowitz was last seen in Hudson, Wis., on April 1.

Neither the Washington County Sheriff's Office nor Wisconsin authorities are looking for anyone in the case and said there is no threat to the public.