RIB MOUNTAIN, Wis (WSAU) A man who was snow-shoeing in Rib Mountain State Park was found dead Tuesday. Two other people on snow shoes discovered the body near the west-end of the park around 7pm.
The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Mark Welsh – and a medical examiner said he died from a heart attack.
The Rib Mountain Fire Department, DNR, and Granite Peak ski patrol assisted in removing the body, which was taken to Wausau Aspirus Hospital. Foul play was not suspected.