Cloquet Man Found Dead in Deer Stand

Indentified as 73-year-old Leland Carlson

The Carlton County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Monday, November 7, 2016 at approximately 10:18 a.m., a 911 call was received, reporting a man was found deceased.

Authorities responded to the scene, to find a 73-year-old male from Cloquet deceased in his deer stand, in Red Clover Township,  from a gun-shot wound.

The man has been identified as Leland Gene Carlson.

The incident is still under investigation at this time, but no foul play is suspected.

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