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Woman found unresponsive in Leech Lake, pronounced dead at the scene

A woman was found in the water off the shore at Woodland Resort in Walker. Lifesaving efforts were made, but were unsuccessful. Photo Google Map Screenshot

WALKER—A woman is dead after being found in the water at the Woodland Resort, located on Kabekona Bay of Leech Lake in Shingobee Township, just north of Walker.

The Cass County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 3:04 p.m. Monday, May 20, of a medical emergency at the Woodland Resort, 6930 County Road 38 NW. Deputies and responders arrived and learned a woman was found unresponsive in the water, near a dock.

CPR and lifesaving efforts were immediately initiated by people on scene and continued with the assistance of North Memorial Ambulance, North Memorial Air Care and Walker Fire Department. The woman, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of family members, was pronounced dead on scene, the sheriff's office reported. An autopsy is scheduled with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office and the investigation continues.

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