Updated: Divers Find Body of Missing Swimmer In Adney Lake
The body of a 60-year-old swimmer who went missing after failing to resurface on Sunday was found Monday afternoon, according to the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.
The victim, William James Murray of St. Paul, was recovered in 9 feet of water in Adney Lake, southeast of Crosslake. The body was found in the vicinity to where he had jumped off a pontoon, went under water, and never resurfaced.
The incident was reported at 3:03 p.m. on Sunday. Recovery efforts where made difficult by an incoming storm, forcing the search to be called off.
*Note: this story has been updated to include the name of the victim as identified by the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office.