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    Son of Green Bay Packers' offense coach found dead in river

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    -- A body pulled from a Wisconsin river has been identified as the son of Green Bay Packers' offensive coordinator Joe Philbin, police said Tuesday.Michael Philbin, 21, went missing early Sunday while in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, to visit friends, police said.No cause of death has been determined, and an autopsy was set for Tuesday, Oshkosh Police Chief Scott Greuel said at a news conference.Packers General Manager Ted Thompson issued a statement Tuesday expressing his team's sadness."Our thoughts and prayers are with Joe, his wife, Diane, and the Philbin family as they cope with their loss," Thompson said. "This is an emotional and difficult time for them, and we ask that everyone respect their privacy. All of us in the Packers family share in their grief."The body was found Monday in the Fox River after Oshkosh police put out an alert asking citizens for help in locating Philbin, a Ripon, Wisconsin, resident.His last known communication was at 2 a.m. Sunday, police said.



    I didnt even know he went missing. Hope the family is going to do ok through a terrible time like this. I couldnt even imagine.

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    Re: Son of Green Bay Packers' offense coach found dead in river

    anytime you loose a child is difficult, sad, and depressing time.
    I hope the family receives the support they need.
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    Re: Son of Green Bay Packers' offense coach found dead in river

    Our hearts and out prayers go out to the family.
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