Oshkosh police confirm: Body is son of Packers' offensive coordinator

Authorities on Tuesday confirmed the body they pulled from the Fox River near the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus is Michael Philbin, the son of Green Bay Packers' offensive coordinator Joe Philbin. A witness reportedly called 911 early Sunday morning to report someone in the river calling for help.
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Authorities on Tuesday confirmed the body they pulled from the Fox River near the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh campus is Michael Philbin, the son of Green Bay Packers' offensive coordinator Joe Philbin. A witness reportedly called 911 early Sunday morning to report someone in the river calling for help.

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