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Missing Pequot man found dead

Trenton Riley Robertson, 22, was found dead in Bass Lake Sunday, Aug. 7.

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PEQUOT LAKES — The body of a Pequot Lakes man was found Sunday, Aug. 7, after the man was reported missing.

The Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office reported deputies responded to a report of a missing person at 12:41 p.m. Sunday on the 34000 block of Gasink Road near Pequot Lakes. The missing man was reported to have walked away from a relative’s home.

The man, later identified as 22-year-old Trenton Riley Robertson, was found dead in Bass Lake.

The Breezy Point Police Department, Crosslake Police Department, and Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office Boat and Water Division and Dive team responded to the incident along with deputies.

The incident is currently under investigation by the sheriff’s office and the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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