A father is mourning the loss of his son after frantically trying to save him from drowning. Seventeen-year-old Benedict Richardson died Friday night. His father, Emmette Richardson, tells WCCO Benedict was swimming with his sister in the indoor pool at their apartment complex.
The father of a baby girl who died after the family’s SUV plunged through the ice on Lake Minnetonka has been sentenced for one count of criminal vehicular homicide.
Authorities have recovered the body of a Fargo man they believe drowned while swimming illegally in a water-filled gravel pit across the border in Minnesota. The 26-year-old man was with five others at the gravel pit near Felton in Clay County.