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UPDATE: Body of Missing Boater Found on Hay Lake

Cass County authorities say they've recovered the body of the missing male, that was thrown from a boat on Hay Lake Tuesday afternoon. Cass County authorities say they've recovered the body of the missing male, that was thrown from a boat on Hay Lake Tuesday afternoon. |  Photo: WDIO-TV

Updated: June 14, 2018 08:07 AM

Cass County authorities report they've recovered the body of the missing boater on Hay Lake.

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County officers, with the help of other agencies, began the search for the missing party Tuesday afternoon, after getting a report of two parties being thrown from their boat. Responders and Deputies located one of the parties, an adult male who had been operating the boat, on Tuesday.

The body of the other missing party, also an adult male, was recovered on Wednesday afternoon. Authorities say an autopsy is scheduled with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office. The victim's identity is being withheld until family can be notified.

The sheriff's office is worked with the Lakes Area Dive Team and the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office to search for the missing male.

Hay Lake in Cass County is located in Ponto Lake Township, around 30 minutes north of Nisswa. 

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