A homicide investigation is launched after the lifeless bodies of a man and a woman were found in a ditch at the University of Wisconsin, Madison’s arboretum that lies south of the main campus on March 31.
During a press conference, the UW-Madison Police Department announced that the discovery was made at about 6:30 a.m. by a jogger while running through the arboretum. An autopsy is scheduled to be performed to determine the unidentified victims’ cause and manner of death.
The would-be visitors were asked to not approach the crime scene including the entrance at Wingra Street since police are still investigating the area.
Officials are urging anyone with further information that could help to identify the victims to contact the Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.