Cliff jumper’s body recovered from St. Croix River
Published 9:30 am Wednesday, July 17, 2013
CENTER CITY — Authorities have recovered the body of a Minnesota man who died after jumping off a cliff into the St. Croix River.
The Chisago County sheriff’s office identifies the victim as 20-year-old Alex William Vitalis of Shafer.
Vitalis’ body was found Tuesday afternoon by a member of the Stacy Lent Dive team.
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Authorities responded Monday after receiving a report of a man jumping into the river and not surfacing in the area of the Franconia Landing.