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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Lyman Lane Death Investigation

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Incident: Death Investigation 

Location: 2700 block of Lyman Lane

Case #: FP19-0012896

Incident Date: 8/25/19

Date of Media Release: 8/26/19

Prepared by: Lt. Edward Hartwick 

On Sunday, August 25, 2019, around 9:06 p.m., officers from the Fitchburg Police Department responded to a residence in the 2700 block of Lyman Lane for a caller who reported finding a deceased male.  Responding officers confirmed a male was deceased in the residence.

The death of this male is currently being investigated as a homicide. As this is an active investigation, no further details, including the identity of the male, are available for release at this time.

The Dane County Sheriff’s Office and the Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office are assisting in the investigation. A forensic autopsy is scheduled for Monday morning.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident, including neighborhood home surveillance video from Sunday evening, is asked to contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608)270-4300.

Anonymous tips can be shared by calling the Fitchburg Police Tipster Line at (608)270-4321 or Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608)266-6014.

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