Drowning victim located at Lake Carlos

On July 3, at approximately 11:08 p.m., the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible drowning on the north end of Lake Carlos near Carlos State Park. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office deputies, Dive Rescue Team and numerous other emergency responders were dispatched to the scene.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Otter Tail County Water Patrol Unit, Pope County Search and Rescue, Life Link III, Carlos First Responders, Carlos Fire Department, North Ambulance and the Lake Carlos State Park Rangers.

On Sunday, July 5, at approximately 10 a.m., the Douglas County Dive Rescue Team located a male subject underwater in Lake Carlos near the Lake Carlos State Park. The subject matched the description of the reported missing person. The subject was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiners Office for identification and cause of death determination.

The subject’s name will be released upon notification of family.

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