Becker County Sheriff’s Office
An Omaha, Neb. man died Sunday after falling out of a fishing boat on Many Point Lake in Becker County. According to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office, at 8:39 a.m. officers responded to a call of a fisherman, later identified as 67-year-old Terry Lee Ruch, who fell out of a boat and had not resurfaced.
Authorities say a body has been pulled from Little Detroit Lake in northwestern Minnesota after a local pilot and a police investigator spotted it from a plane. Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander says the body of 33-year-old Markus Bruce Fales, of Detroit Lakes, was discovered about 200 yards from shore in six feet of water late Friday afternoon.
A 48-year-old man is charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend, who died in a house fire in northern Minnesota. The Becker County sheriff’s office got a call about a house on fire north of Ponsford Monday afternoon.
A 55-year-old Florida man died Saturday after he was pinned under his ATV while traveling to a hunting site in northwestern Minnesota, according to the Becker County Sheriff’s Office.
Police are looking for the boater who was involved with a hit-and-run on a Becker County lake on Wednesday that left a 39-year-old man substantially hurt and a 4-year-old girl with minor injuries.