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Tom Hecht died of accidental drowning

Tom Hecht died of accidental drowning

By Todd Hicks. CREATED Mar 23, 2012 - UPDATED: Mar 23, 2012

MILWAUKEE- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner positively identifying the body pulled from the Milwaukee River Thursday as Thomas Hecht.

The 28-year-old went missing March 10, following a pub crawl on Water Street.  The report states Hecht was last seen at Rosie's Tavern just after 9:00 p.m. that night.

According to detectives, surveillance video from the bar, show the man staggering and swaying back and forth.

Friends told police, they were unaware Hecht was still at the bar when they left in a cab.

Later video shows Tom walking alone, but investigators say they're still unsure where he plunged into the river.

The Hecht family issued a statement saying they are heartbroken and thanked volunteers for their search efforts.  Final toxicology results are not expected to be complete for several weeks.

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the death of Tom Hecht an accident.

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Todd Hicks joined TODAY'S TMJ4 after working at WGBA in Green Bay, where he was an anchor and reporter for the NBC affiliate.