Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Fatal Incident in Washington Park
Milwaukee, WI (September 20th, 2020) On Wednesday, September 16, shortly after 9:30 p.m., Milwaukee County Sheriff’s deputies and Milwaukee Fire Department personnel responded to the Washington Park Lagoon for a report of an unconscious female subject. Upon their arrival, first responders located 36-year-old Ee Lee of Milwaukee. Ms. Lee was transported to an area medical facility, where she died on Saturday, September 19.
The Sheriff’s Office is investigating Ms. Lee’s death and actively pursuing multiple investigative leads. Members of the public with information regarding events in Washington Park between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16 are asked to call (414) 278-4788.
Additionally, members of the public who may have observed or encountered Ms. Lee in the vicinity of Washington Park between 5:45 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. are asked to call (414) 278-4788. Shortly before 6:00 p.m., Ms. Lee was observed at 4900 W. North Ave. wearing a light blue-and-gray hooded sweatshirt and carrying a green coat and yellow bag. At 6:18 p.m., Ms. Lee was observed walking in Washington Park near the Washington Park Lagoon.