Body found in park fire positively identified
A body found in a Kenosha Park on July 9 has been positively identified as that of Lashe Zalar, 20, of Kenosha, Kenosha Police said today.
Here is the PD’s full statement:
On July 9, 2012, officers of the Kenosha Police Department and personnel from the Kenosha Fire Department responded to Nedweski Park, located at 1613 – 43rd Street, for a brush fire. While the fire was being extinguished, a body was found laying inside of the burn area. On July 18, 2012, the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the identity of the body as that of Lashe Zalar, 20 years of age, from Kenosha, Wisconsin. The family has said that they would appreciate if the media would respect their privacy at this time. The investigation continues into the circumstances surrounding this death. Anyone who has any information on Lashe is requested to contact Detective Josh Hecker directly at (262) 605-5264. The Kenosha Police Department is asking that anyone who was in the area of Nedweski Park during the morning hours of July 9, 2012, and observed any activity to please call Kenosha Area Crime Stoppers at (262) 656-7333, or the Kenosha Police Department Detective Bureau at (262) 605-5203.