Man's body recovered

Posted at 10:46 PM, Mar 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-21 23:46:30-04

AP-- Authorities have recovered the body of a man from Lake Kegonsa near Madison.

   Emergency responders pulled the man's body from the lake Monday afternoon about an hour after residents reported someone yelling for help from a boat.

   McFarland Fire and EMS Chief Chris Dennis confirmed to the Wisconsin State Journal ( ) there were "no signs of life" when rescuers left with the body in a MedFlight helicopter about 3:45 p.m.  Dennis says life-saving efforts were continued for some time, but were stopped before 6 p.m.

   Dane County Sheriff's Lt. Kerry Porter says residents heard someone yelling for help from a boat about 200 yards from shore.

   Porter says authorities found a boat drifting and unoccupied.