ake City, MN (KROC-AM News) - The search for an apparent drowning victim in Lake Pepin ended Saturday afternoon.

Wabasha County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Jim Warren says the body of 69-year-old Terry Lee Woeltge was located by searchers in the middle of the lake and recovered. Authorities launched a search for the Shoreview man late Thursday afternoon after authorities were alerted around 5 PM that Woeltge had fallen off a boat near Lake City. A passenger on the boat witnessed the incident and told deputies that Woeltge did not resurface.

Multiple emergency and law enforcement agencies are participating in the recovery effort.


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