Hunter found dead in Norman County

Published 10:25 am Monday, November 17, 2014

SHELLY — Norman County authorities said they believe the death of a hunter in northwestern Minnesota was an accident.

The Norman County sheriff’s office got a call from the man’s family around 7:45 a.m. Saturday that he had not returned from hunting. Authorities found his body about an hour later in a wooded area northwest of Shelly.

His body was taken to the medical examiner’s office in Grand Forks, N.D., for an autopsy.

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The man’s name has not been release, but he was in his 20s.

The sheriff’s office is still investigating.