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Police: Body Of Missing Swimmer Found In Carlton Co.

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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Carlton County police said rescuers found the body of the 24-year-old man who drowned Monday afternoon after the St. Louis River pulled him downstream.

Police said rescuers found the man’s body at around 8:15 p.m. in 8 – 10 feet of water in the Jay Cooke State Park.

Search crews began looking for the man at around 5 p.m. when his girlfriend, who was swimming with him, called 911, police said.

The man’s identity will be given after his family is notified.

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