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Monday, May 27, 2024

Body of missing teenager found Wednesday

The body of the missing 15-year-old canoeist, who went missing on Monday night on Eagle Lake northeast of Windom, has been found.

The Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Department issued a press release Wednesday afternoon stating the following:

On Wednesday morning at approximately 11:25 a.m. while conducting our search on Eagle Lake, the body of the missing 15-year old juvenile was found. The juvenile was located in approximately 4.5 ft. of water.

The juvenile was transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office. Further information will be released on Thursday.

Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office, Brown County Sheriff’s Office, Redwood County Sheriff’s Office, Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Minnesota DNR, Mt. Lake Fire Department and the Windom Fire Department.

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