Missing Hudson man found deceased

A missing Hudson man was found dead in the Red Cedar River, according to the St. Croix County Sheriff”s Office.

Joseph Albert Briske, 45, from the Hudson, Wis., area, left his residence in the early hours of Monday, July 14 without explanation. His car was located on I-94 east of Menomonie, Wis., around 7 a.m. on July 14 by Wisconsin State Patrol.

The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Office had asked for the public’s help in locating Briske. The sheriff’s office and the Menomonie Police Department will continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Briske’s disappearance and death.