Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office
Press Release

Body Found at Warnimont Park Identified

The investigation is on-going and no other information is being released at this time.

By - Aug 12th, 2019 03:04 pm

Milwaukee, WI – (August 12, 2019) Yesterday, at 3:56 p.m., the MCSO was dispatched to the Warnimont Park Lake Michigan shoreline to investigate a body, that was spotted by citizens who were biking. The body has been positively identified as 19-year-old Aaron Q. Polnitz, of Brookfield.   On August 5, Mr. Polnitz was swimming in Lake Michigan east of Warnimont Park when he failed to resurface after disappearing underwater.

The investigation is on-going and no other information is being released at this time.

For more information contact Faithe Colas, Director of Public Affairs and Community Engagement at 414-639-5506 or

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