Body recovered in Bemidji IDed as missing man

8:36 PM, May 17, 2013   |    comments
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BEMIDJI, Minn. - The Ramsey County medical examiner's office has identified a body recovered from a Beltrami County lake as that of a missing man.

Bemidji (beh-MIHJ'-ee) police say the body was confirmed as that of 31-year-old Matt Pulis, who disappeared last October. The medical examiner determined that Pulis drowned.

With the snow melted and lakes free of ice, Bemidji police enlisted the help of a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter Thursday in the search for Pulis. That's when the body was discovered in Lake Irving.

The Bemidji Pioneer says Pulis' family met with law enforcement officers later Thursday.

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