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Man falls off dock, drowns

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news Brainerd, 56401
Brainerd MN 506 James St. / PO Box 974 56401

WARBA, Minn. (AP) — A 68-year-old man has drowned after falling off his dock into Sand Lake in northern Minnesota.

Itasca (eye-TAS'-kuh) County sheriff's investigators say Hal Leasure of Warba was filling buckets with lake water off the end of his dock when he fell in.

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Leasure was reported missing Sunday afternoon. His body was found floating in the water about 50 feet from the end of the dock.

An autopsy determined he drowned.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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