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Bemidji man pronounced dead after being found unresponsive at the Eel Pout Festival on Leech Lake

Bemidji man pronounced dead after being found unresponsive at the Eel Pout Festival on Leech Lake Click to Enlarge

WALKER (KDLM) - A Bemidji man was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive in a fish house at the Eel Pout Festival on Leech Lake.

On February 25, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an unresponsive man in a fish house at the Eel Pout Festival. Deputies brought the man to the Park Rapid's Hospital where the 21-year-old was pronounced dead.

The incident remains under investigation by the Cass County Sheriff’s Office while officials wait on an autopsy from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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