SPARTA, WI (WTAQ) - Monroe County's chief prosecutor has died.
Dan Cary passed away Monday at his home in Sparta.
The death was discovered after Cary had not showed up for a court appearance. Authorities are investigating, but foul play is not suspected.
Cary was first elected the Monroe County district attorney in 2003, after serving five years as an assistant DA. He was honored as the state's District Attorney of the Year in 2012.
Cary specialized in prosecuting some of the county's most severe criminal cases -- including homicide, sexual assault, drug, and child abuse matters.