On June 17th, 2018 the body of Erin Bushek (Somvilai) was recovered from Runge Hollow Lake, located in Vernon County. In the morning hours a fisherman called Law Enforcement upon the discovery. The La Crosse Police Department and Vernon County Sheriff’s Department arrived and proceeded with a homicide investigation.

The recovery of Erin and the investigation has been a joint effort with the La Crosse Police Department, Vernon County Sheriff’s Department, DCI, Wisconsin State Patrol,    La Crosse Fire Department Dive and Rescue, both La Crosse and Vernon County Medical Examiners, and both the La Crosse and Vernon County District Attorney’s Offices.

Our deepest condolences to Erin’s family and friends.

This continues to be an active Homicide Investigation.

This press release is on behalf of all agencies involved. At this time the La Crosse Police Department will be the lead for all inquires. There will be no further information available tonight. The La Crosse Police Department will provide an update on Monday.

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: