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A family’s unanswered questions

October 31, 2012

  Student death ruled accident by county, city officials: Although the death of former UW-Whitewater student Benjamin Fuder was ruled accidental by the Walworth County Coroner’s Office, the Fuder family questions the final ruling. Fuder was found dead at the northeast edge of the Whi...

UW-Whitewater student found dead in Whitewater Limestone Quarry

July 29, 2012

UW-Whitewater student Benjamin Fuder was found dead today in Walworth County at the bottom of Whitewater Limestone Quarry after being reported missing yesterday to the Whitewater Police Department. Fuder was last seen Saturday morning in the downtown Whitewater area around 12:30 a.m. The Walworth...

Death of UW-Whitewater student ruled accidental

August 4, 2011

Investigators ruled the death of a 20-year-old UW-Whitewater student found at the bottom of a local limestone quarry accidental. The body of Mark Wegener was found on May 30 in the Whitewater Limestone Quarry, nearly a mile from his last known location. Investigators closed the case this week after...

UW-W student’s body found near city limits

May 30, 2011

UW-Whitewater junior Mark Wegener's body was found this morning by searchers after he had gone missing early Saturday morning. The 20-year-old Merton native was found in the Whitewater Limestone Quarry after attending a party near the intersection of Boone Court and Center Street. Wegener was last...

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