Drowned Man Found Strapped To His Wheelchair
November 12, 2004 Madison, WI
Lawrence Thomas drowned in Wingra Creek strapped to his wheelchair. Found in the creek about 150 feet west of the intersection of Wingra Drive and Park Street. A bicycle-walking path runs along the creek. A slope from the path ends in a five-foot drop to the creek.

Thomas, a quadriplegic, was often seen traveling in his electric wheelchair in the area. He lived with his family at 1002 Magnolia Lane.

Thomas had been disabled from injuries received in a car crash.

Lawrence Thomas (20)