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UPDATED: Missing Wisconsin man found dead at Lake Mead

UPDATED: Missing Wisconsin man found dead at Lake Mead
Posted at 4:04 PM, Mar 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-09 18:37:34-05

UPDATE ON MARCH 09: The missing man's vehicle was discovered near the Sunset View Scenic Outlook at Lake Mead National Recreation Area on March 7. On March 8, park rangers, K-9 units from the Department of Wildlife, and Red Rock Search and Rescue began looking for Thomas Olsen. A body matching his description was found at 10 a.m. March 9. The Clark County coroner's office confirmed the identity of the body.

The cause of death has not been released,.


A man from Wisconsin is missing after he was last seen at Caesars Palace earlier this week.

The La Crosse Police Department is looking for the public’s help in locating Thomas A. Olsen (T.O.), co-owner of the Freight House Restaurant in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Thomas is described as an Asian male, 5’7", 175 pounds, black hair, brown eyes and is 53 years old.

Thomas’ friends and family contacted the La Crosse Police Department on Feb. 28 stating they were no longer able to reach him.  Thomas was last seen leaving Caesars Palace Feb. 27.

The La Crosse Police Department along with the surrounding law enforcement agencies in Las Vegas, including Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department and Boulder City Police Department are actively looking into any and all leads currently provided to them.

This is an ongoing investigation and if you have any information please contact the La Crosse Police Department at 608-789-7213 or 608-789-7211.