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4 bodies found after canoeists are reported missing on Mill Lake in southeastern Wisconsin

Police say four bodies have been recovered after canoeists were reported missing in southeastern Wisconsin.

Authorities say four people went out in a canoe around 3 a.m. Sunday on Mill Lake in Walworth County. The search began after friends noticed they hadn't come back.

Town of East Troy Police Chief Jim Surges tells WITI-TV (http://bit.ly/1JS2tkG ) that three bodies were recovered quickly, while the fourth body was recovered by divers. A canoe was also found.

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is leading the investigation.

Mill Lake is about 35 miles southwest of Milwaukee.

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Information from: WITI-TV, http://www.fox6now.com