Body of man discovered near Gibraltar Rock

CREATED May 28, 2011

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WAUKESHA - Police say the body of a 29 year old man has been discovered in the town of West Point, below the crest of Gibraltar Rock.

A caller notified police Friday afternoon that the body was laying about 100 feet below the rock's crest.

The Wisconsin DNR describes Gibraltar Rock as a flat topped butte that is 200 feet high and overlooks the Wisconsin River Valley and Lake Wisconsin.

The man's name is not yet being released.

The Columbia County Sheriff's Department is handling the investigation.

For more information http://dnr.wi.gov/org/land/er/sna/index.asp?SNA=73