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Police identify woman found dead near a La Crosse nature trail



The woman found dead last Saturday morning, near the Bud Hendrickson Trail in La Crosse has been identified.

Julia Hedum’s body was found in north La Crosse on July 29th

La Crosse police said the body of 45-year-old Julia Hedum were discovered around 9 am by someone who was was walking their dog in the area of Cunningham Street.

Hedum’s death is regarded by police as an isolated incident, and authorities say there is no danger to the public.

Investigators would like information from anyone who had contact with Hedum between July 15-29.

Tips can be provided to La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at 608-784-TIPS, or to the police department at 608-789-7215 or at www.lacrossecrimestoppers.com.

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from UW - La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area. He regularly covers local courts and city and county government. Brad produces the features "Yesterday in La Crosse" and "What's Buried on Brad's Desk." He also writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse. Brad been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.

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