MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — St. Paul fire officials say a body was discovered in Pickerel Lake late Saturday morning.

The body of a man was reported at about 11:15 a.m. Authorities say he had likely been in the water for a few days. The body was later recovered by the Ramsey County Water Patrol.

Pickerel Lake is a shallow, motor-free lake located in Lilydale Regional Park, and is popular with anglers. It connects to the Mississippi River nearby.

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