Body Found in Aitkin County Believed to be Missing Woman

More Information Will be Available Following Family Notification

AITKIN COUNTY, Minn. – Investigators in Aitkin County say a body was found on a private property near Swatara Tuesday afternoon.

The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office believes the deceased woman is Michelle Mae of Outing who has been missing since October 3.

The body was taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy and formal identification.

Authorities say additional information will be available following notification of family.

The Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office is being assisted in its investigation into Mae’s disappearance by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, and the Aitkin and St. Louis County search and rescue personnel.

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