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Police: Hypothermia, alcohol caused death

Published On: Dec 05 2012 12:58:45 PM CST
LA CROSSE, Wis. -

La Crosse police say a 54-year-old man found dead in a yard had a blood alcohol content nearly five times the legal limit for driving.

Authorities say the cause of Mark Fuchsteiner's death was hypothermia with alcohol being a contributing factor. Fuchsteiner's blood alcohol content was .39.

His body was found on Tuesday morning.

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