Body recovered from Douglas County lake

Published 10:52 am Tuesday, June 21, 2016

ALEXANDRIA — A body has been recovered from a Douglas County lake after family members found the victim’s empty boat.

Sheriff’s officials said the victim failed to return from fishing at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Family members began searching Lake Andrew, found the boat and called 911. Authorities launched a ground, water and air search.

The body was found about 10 p.m. on the eastern shore of the lake and was taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

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