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Sheboygan Police Department
Thursday November 29th, 2018 :: 11:21 a.m. CST


Sheboygan Police refer charges to District Attorney's Office in death investigation.

On 11/28/18, Sheboygan Police referred a number of charges to the Sheboygan County District Attorney's Office for review on a 16 year old male and the 29 year old female resident in connection with this investigation.  Sheboygan Police have determined that the victim, Matthew Mercure, overdosed while in the company of several subjects including the resident.  These subjects panicked and concealed the victim’s body.  Cooperating citizens called the police department upon learning of the event leading to the discovery of the body. 
On Sunday, November 18th, Sheboygan Police responded to a residence in the 1300 block on Michigan Avenue in Sheboygan after a citizen reported that somebody may have overdosed in the residence.  Police responded and conducted a search and no victim was located.  On Tuesday, November 20th, at approximately 4:30PM, police responded a second time after police received information from a citizen reporting that the overdose victim may be concealed in the residence.  Responding officers then located the body of a 30 year old male victim concealed in a crawlspace in the wall. The investigation is on-going and Sheboygan Police are asking that anyone with any information in connection with this incident contact Sheboygan Police at 920-459-3333.    


Sheboygan Police Department
1315 N 23rd St
Sheboygan, WI 53081

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 920-459-3333

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