MINNETONKA, Minn. (WCCO) — A man who went missing on Monday morning was found dead in Carlton County.

Police said Gerald Maloney left his Minnetonka residence at about 11:30 a.m. Monday to visit a car service repair company in Golden Valley.

Maloney never made it there and hadn’t been heard from or seen since.

On Friday morning, police confirmed Maloney had been found deceased. Authorities said Carlton County Dispatch received a 911 call at about 7:40 p.m. Thursday about an abandoned vehicle on a snowmobile trail. Deputies headed to the scene learned the car’s registration had been flagged with an attempt to locate from Minnetonka Police. Authorities found Maloney dead outside of his vehicle.

Carlton County officials were still investigating, but said his death did not appear suspicious.

Comments (6)
  1. X-Puffer says:

    Really sad.

    1. sad but true says:

      Very sad.

  2. cats meow says:

    pretty obvious he got totally lost. he must have been so frightened.i hope he enjoyed his life and had good friends and family who loved him.Hopefully God made his passing easy.

  3. Jay says:

    VERY sad. My condolences to his family and friends.

  4. brittany says:

    very sad! may he rest in peace. and bless his family

  5. Carole says:

    Sad news and outcome.

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