Black bear kills Minnesota woman on island in Canada waters
Published 7:16 am Thursday, September 5, 2019
INTERNATIONAL FALLS — Authorities say a Minnesota woman has been killed by a black bear on an island in Canadian waters.
Ontario Provincial Police say 62-year-old Catherine Sweatt-Mueller, of Maple Plain, was staying with her parents in a remote cabin on Red Pine Island in Rainy Lake when she was killed.
The Star Tribune reports that police Constable Jim Davis says Sweatt-Mueller went outside Sunday evening when she heard her two dogs barking, but that she never returned.