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Body found in Lake Bemidji on Wednesday

A body was found on the southwest side of Lake Bemidji by a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologist on Wednesday.

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The Beltrami County Sheriff Office is located at 613 Minnesota Ave. NW in Bemidji.
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BEMIDJI — A body was found on the southwest side of Lake Bemidji by a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources biologist on Wednesday, July 13.

According to a release from Beltrami County Chief Deputy Jarrett Walton, at about noon Wednesday, the Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a body floating in Lake Bemidji, on the southwest side of the lake near Lake Boulevard.

The body was found by a biologist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources who was working on the lake, the release said.

Beltrami County deputies responded and found a male floating in the water.

Deputies retrieved the male, and found clothing and personal items on the shore near where the male was located, the release said.

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There were no obvious signs of trauma and the body was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for identification and an autopsy.

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