Deputies investigate apparent drowning in Mpls.

Published 2:07 pm Friday, July 16, 2010

MINNEAPOLIS — Hennepin County sheriff’s deputies are investigating an apparent drowning in Lake of Isles in Minneapolis after a body was recovered.

A news release from the department says the body of a 26-year-old Minneapolis man was recovered about 9:30 a.m. Friday. His name was not immediately released.

The victim had been swimming in the lake with three friends about 5 a.m. They were swimming toward and island when the man decided to turn back. When the friends returned to shore they couldn’t find him and called 911.

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A dive team found the body about 60 feet from shore in 7 feet from water. Deputies are investigating.