ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Body found in Lake Bemidji on Wednesday

A body was found on the southwest side of Lake Bemidji by a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologist on Wednesday.

Beltrami County Sheriff Office web art .jpg
The Beltrami County Sheriff Office is located at 613 Minnesota Ave. NW in Bemidji.
We are part of The Trust Project.

BEMIDJI — A body was found on the southwest side of Lake Bemidji by a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologist on Wednesday, July 13.

According to a release from Beltrami County Chief Deputy Jarrett Walton, at about noon Wednesday, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a body floating in Lake Bemidji, on the southwest side of the lake near Lake Boulevard.

The body was found by a biologist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources who was working on the lake, the release said.

Beltrami County deputies responded and found a male floating in the water.

Deputies retrieved the male, and found clothing and personal items on the shore near where the male was located, the release said.

ADVERTISEMENT

There were no obvious signs of trauma and the body was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for identification and an autopsy.

Related Topics: CRIME AND COURTSBEMIDJI
What to read next
The two victims from Alexandria were airlifted from the scene but later died, according to State Patrol.
The town of Prinsburg, pop. 515, is being thrust into the larger, national debate over abortion as it considers an ordinance that would allow residents to file civil lawsuits against abortion providers.
Medics flew the woman to Sanford Medical Center in Fargo, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Travis and Becky Linn had four biological children, then welcomed five full siblings to their home through foster care and adoption.