The Pope County Sheriff’s Office received a call last Thursday morning reporting a body in the water near the shore on Shady Oak Road in Glenwood. The Pope County Sheriff’s Office as well as the Glenwood Police Department and Glacial Ridge Ambulance responded and discovered the body of David Wedum of Glenwood, age 75. Wedum’s pontoon was discovered approximately 20 feet from his dock with the pontoon legs partially deployed and side door open.

An investigation into the actual cause of the death is currently underway by the Pope County Sheriff’s Office, Pope County Coroner and Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.


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