The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death reported just outside of Merrillan on Wednesday Afternoon. 

A call came in to the office, just before 3:30pm with a caller stating there was a possibly deceased person lying alongside a rural road. When Officers arrived, it was determined that the man was deceased. The cause of death was not readily apparent and the the Jackson County Medical Examiner is  assisting with the investigation. 

The deceased man was identified as Mitchell Norman Link II, age 35 of Tomah.  If anyone has any information regarding Link’s Death, please contact the Jackson County Sheriff’s office at 715-284-5357.

In the press release, Sheriff Duane Waldera stated “The information available to us today leads us to believe that this is an isolated incident and there is no further threat or danger to the public.”

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