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Posted on: August 25, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Press Release 21.036908

Chisago/Lindstrom Lake public access off Stinson Avenue in Chisago City

On Tuesday August 24th at approximately 6:30 PM, the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a suspected pick-up truck submerged in the water near the Chisago/Lindstrom Lake public access off Stinson Avenue in Chisago City.

A bass fisherman in the area noted an anomaly on his graph in approximately 10ft of water near the public docks. The object was believed to be a vehicle. Resources were dispatched to the area and a GMC truck was ultimately removed from the water. 

A deceased adult male was located inside the pick-up truck. The individual was connected to a missing persons case out of Fridley, MN. 

At this time, the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, Fridley Police Department and the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating the incident. Foul play is not suspected. No further information is currently available.

Agencies assisting the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office include: Fridley Police Department, Lakes Area Police Department, Stay-Lent Dive Team, Chisago City Fire Dep, Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office and PLC Towing.

Derek Anklan

Official Press Release 21.036908 (PDF)
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