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    Divers locate body in Lake Minnetonka after boater missing

    September 16, 2018

    ORONO, Minn. (AP) — Divers have recovered a body from Lake Minnetonka near where a boater was reported missing.

    The Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office says the body was found Sunday near Big Island. Deputies had been searching that area for a missing boater since Saturday evening.

    Deputies responded to a 911 call of a boat circling in the water. When deputies arrived, they found a recreational boat operating with no one aboard.

    The sheriff’s office is investigating. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office will identify the body and release the cause of death.

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