10/22/2013 UPDATE:

On October 20, 2013, the Rock County Coroner’s Office was called investigate a death at a public walking trail off of Kennedy Road in Janesville. A jogger reported finding an unresponsive person lying on the walking path at approximately 5:30 PM. Janesville Police and Janesville EMS responded to the scene. The deceased person was immediately identified as John Conger, 43, of Milton. John was a Lieutenant with the City of Milton Police Department.

A joint investigation with the Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation and an autopsy performed on October 21 revealed that Lt. Conger died of an injury consistent with suicide.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Lt. Conger’s family at this time. We share the sorrow of John’s friends in the law enforcement and first responder community.



JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) _ State and local authorities are investigating a death in Janesville.

Rock County sheriff's officials say that officers were called to a residence on the city's north side Sunday evening.

Janesville police called the state Division of Criminal Investigation to assist.

Authorities aren't releasing any other details other than to say public safety is not at risk.