St. Louis Park man drowns in northern Minn. lake

1:09 AM, Jul 31, 2011   |    comments
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BRAINERD, Minn. -- A 26-year-old St. Louis Park man drowned in a northern Minnesota lake Saturday evening.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office says the man was with a group of people on a pontoon on Lower Whitefish Lake.  The group stopped the pontoon to go swimming.  The victim went under and did not resurface.

Authorities recovered the man's body Sunday morning in 92 feet of water.  His body was transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office.

The victim's name hasn't been released.

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