WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Local

Police Pull Homeless Man’s Body From Mississippi

View Comments

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. High School Football Highlights: Aug. 29, 2014
  2. Good Questions: Minnesota State Fair Edition
  3. Mayor Calls For Review Of St. Paul Skyway Arrest
  4. How To Prep Your Yard For Fall
  5. Former Wis. Deputy Charged In Double Homicide

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A homeless man died Saturday afternoon after he slipped into the Mississippi River, authorities say.

The man’s friend had seen him slip into the river, ran for help, and even located a fire truck and two Minneapolis firefighters.

But it was too late. Even though the victim was found just 15 feet from shore, he wasn’t alive when the firefighter pulled in his body from the river near 18th Avenue and Marshall Street NE in Minneapolis.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,818 other followers