Body of Duck Hunter Found in Pine County
Search and rescue crews recovered the body of a missing duck hunter in Pine County.
Authorities found the body in Oak Lake Thursday night, in about nine feet of water.
The Pine County Sheriff’s Office says the male victim was located in the area where the boat was seen going in circles after he apparently fell overboard.
The man, who authorities say is in his late 50’s, was out duck hunting with his son and a friend when he went missing Thursday morning.
The other two men went back to the truck to pull the boat out of the water. Upon their return, they saw the boat running in circles about 200 yards off shore and no one in it.
Multiple agencies assisted in the search and rescue operation using sonar and underwater camera equipment.
The name of the victim is being withheld pending family notification.