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Man who drowned in Little Detroit Lake identified

DETROIT LAKES - The body of the man recovered from Little Detroit Lake on Friday has been identified as 33-year-old Markus Fales of Detroit Lakes, according to a news release from Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander.

DETROIT LAKES - The body of the man recovered from Little Detroit Lake on Friday has been identified as 33-year-old Markus Fales of Detroit Lakes, according to a news release from Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander.

Law enforcement recovered Fales' body in a search of an area of Little Detroit Lake.

According to Glander, around 2 p.m. Friday, Detroit Lakes Police responded to a report of a man who had been missing for about one week. Information led officers to search the city beach near Detroit Lakes City Park. Property was found on the beach near the city's pavilion.

With the help of an investigator and a pilot, a body was located by plane and recovered, and then sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's office for an autopsy.

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