Milwaukee man, a UW student, drowns in Waushara County

CREATED Jul 5, 2013

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MILWAUKEE - Fire department divers found a 20-year-old student from the University of Wisconsin who drowned in a lake in Waushara County.

They discovered Bruce Beckley's body underwater at about 2:00 a.m. Friday morning in Mount Morris Lake.

Beckley was from Milwaukee.

According to the Waushara County Sheriff's Office, he was staying near Mount Morris Lake with friends over the weekend.

They were swimming at the beach after hours.  Someone called 911 at about 12:50 a.m. Friday.

Law enforcement officers believe alcohol contributed to the incident.