Officials release ID of woman drowned in Minnesota

Published 8:21 pm Friday, August 24, 2018

BACKUS — Authorities have released the name of a Wisconsin woman who died in an apparent drowning in a Minnesota lake.

The Cass County Sheriff’s Office said 37-year-old Panhia Danielle Yang of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, was pulled from Ponto Lake in rural Backus on Aug. 18. She died at a hospital a day later.

Officials said she had been swimming near the shore when she was found to be not breathing.