ATHENS, Wis (WSAU) There was a hunter-death in Marathon County on Tuesday night.
The sheriffs department says 47-year-old Richard Lepak died in the woods near Athens in the Town of Hamburg. He was found below his tree stand. Investigators believe he had just shot a deer, and probably died of natural causes.
EMS crews were called to the area near County Road F around 6pm. They were unable to revive the hunter.
Foul play is not suspected.