22-year-old missing Cumberland man found dead

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BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – The search for a missing Barron County man ends with the discovery of his body.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says his department got a call Tuesday from a homeowner on the west side of Silver Lake, near Cumberland. Fitzgerald says the homeowner reported a truck crashed on the shoreline of his property.

Authorities were already on the lake searching the area and responded to the scene. There, they came upon the body of 22-year-old Ben Jacobson from Cumberland, who had been missing for more than a week.

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