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PD: Body Found Near Lake Presumed to Be Missing Man

Police say they presume it is 23-year-old William Fournier of Swanton who had been reported missing by friends

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    PD: Body Found Near Lake Presumed to Be Missing Man
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    Vermont State Police say a body has been found about 150 yards from a vehicle that had gone through the ice on Lake Champlain in Swanton.

    Police say they presume it is 23-year-old William Fournier of Swanton who had been reported missing by friends.

    Police say Fournier had been ice fishing with friends in the area of Campbell's Bay on Saturday evening.

    Swanton police received a call about a missing person around 11 p.m. Saturday. Law enforcement agencies found the vehicle in the water. Police say due to safety concerns, the search was suspended until daylight on Sunday.

    Swanton police say when the search resumed, Vermont State Police troopers and Vermont Fish and Wildlife officers found Fournier's body about 100 to 150 yards from his vehicle.

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