Missing Canoer Found on Leech Lake

Search began Tuesday, October 25 evening around 7 p.m.

The Cass County Sheriff reports that the body of Kenneth Gale, 66, of Federal Dam, was identified and located on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at approximately 8:00 a.m.

Original Report:

Cass County Sheriff, Tom Burch, reports that on Tuesday October 25, 2016 just before 7:00 p.m., the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an overturned canoe on the east side of Leech Lake in the area of Sugar Point.

Missing is a 66-year-old male from Federal Dam, Minnesota.

Search efforts began immediately at the scene and now continue on Wednesday, October 26 with the assistance of several agencies including the Federal Dam Fire Department, Leech Lake Tribal Police, Leech Lake DNR, State of MN DNR Conservation Officers, Lake Area Dive Team, and the Minnesota State Patrol.

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