On September 14, 2023, at approximately 5:30 p.m., Burnett County Dispatch received a call from someone stating they believed they had found a deceased person on the riverbank by the bridge on the Gandy Dancer Trail in Swiss Township. Law Enforcement and Emergency
Services responded to the scene.
A deceased male was located by the river in that location. The male was identified as Shawn M. Songetay, 49 years old, of Danbury WI. No further details will be released at this time. This case is still under investigation.
The Burnett County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance: Webster Police Department, Danbury Fire Department, North Ambulance, Burnett County Emergency Management, and the Burnett County Medical Examiner’s Office.