18-Year-Old Swimmer Dies in Ely Lake
His Body Was Discovered Submerged 20 Minutes After He Disappeared
ELY, Minn. – UPDATE: The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office has identified the Miners Lake drowning victim as 18-year-old Sean Westly Giles Jr. of Detroit, Michigan.
ELY, Minn- An 18-year-old swimmer is dead after authorities say his body was discovered in a lake in Ely.
It happened just before 4 p.m. Monday at Miner’s Lake. The name of the victim has man has not yet been released. He was reportedly swimming with a group of friends near a boat landing when he disappeared.
His body was found submerged about 20 minutes later. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.