MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities in Kandiyohi County say a missing hunter has been found dead.

According to the sheriff’s office, deputies responded around 5:30 p.m. Saturday to the area of County Road 27 and County Road 5 in Dovre Township for a report of a missing hunter.

Upon arrival, deputies learned that a 56-year-old Willmar man had arrived in this area to bow hunt and had not been heard from by his family. A ground search was conducted and the individual was found dead, possibly due to a medical condition, on the hunting property.

The victim’s name will be released after the family has been notified.

The incident remains under investigation.

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