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Saturday, May 25, 2024

Mt. Lake teen drowns in Brown County

A 15-year old boy from Mt. Lake drowned on Sunday in a Brown County lake.

According to a press release from Brown County, the Brown County sheriff’s office received a call at approximately 3:32 p.m. of a possible drowning off the beach at Mound Creek County Park.

Mound Creek County Park is located at 10453 450th Ave., Stately Township in western Brown County.

A 15-year-old male had been swimming, began struggling, went under the water and had not surfaced. There were witnesses to the drowning.

Emergency responders from the Springfield Police Department, Springfield Ambulance and Fire First Responders, Cottonwood County Sheriff’s Department, Sanborn Fire First Responders, Windom Fire Department, Centra Care, Life Link, Minnesota State Patrol, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers, assisted the Brown County sheriff’s office in a recovery of the 15-year-old male.

The victim received emergency medical services at the scene, where he was announced deceased at approximately 5:38 p.m.

The victim was transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office. The name of the victim will be released once the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office completes the autopsy.

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