Leech Lake drowning victim identified

By: News Director Larissa Donovan

WALKER– The victim of a drowning on Leech Lake Monday has been identified. According to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to Woodland Resort on Kabekona Bay Monday afternoon for a medical emergency.

When they arrived, they learned that 69-year-old Sandra Crow of Mora was found unresponsive in the water near a dock. CPR and lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful.

This was the first of two drownings investigated this week by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.

The identity of the man who drowned on Louise Lake Wednesday near Longville has not yet been identified. The investigations are still underway, and autopsies for both are pending.

North Ambulance, North Memorial Air Care and Walker Fire assisted at the scene of the Kabekona drowning. 

Larissa Donovan is the News Director for the stations of Paul Bunyan Broadcasting and has been, almost without interruption, since Election Day 2016. She covers all the beats in north-central Minnesota, such as local government, crime, education, environment and social issues. She studied communications at Bemidji State University. You can follow along with Larissa's live tweets of meetings and events on Twitter!

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