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Drowning victim found in Long Lake
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

Drowning victim found in Long Lake

WALKER — A 55-year-old Walker man drowned Tuesday in Long Lake near Walker, reported the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

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The sheriff’s office received a call at approximately 9 p.m. of an overdue male party who had gone snorkeling on Long Lake. After a brief search by Cass County deputies, the Walker man was located in a few feet of water from the surface, about 50-75 yards from shore on Long Lake. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

The case remains under investigation with an autopsy pending.

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