Body of Missing Lake Park Man Found In Cormorant Township

Body of Missing Lake Park Man Found In Cormorant Township Click to Enlarge

DETROIT LAKES, MN--Authorities in Becker County are investigating after the body of a missing Lake Park man was recovered Friday morning in Cormorant Township. Becker County Sheriff Todd Glander says following a search involving the Becker County Sheriff's Office and several agencies, the body of 29-year-old Sheldon Hambleton of Lake Park was recovered in the area of Spring Creek, Cormorant Township, around 11:00am Friday. Hambleton was reported missing by his family March 15th after they had not heard from him for several days. Sheriff Glander says the cause of death is under investigation and the body of Hambleton has been sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy. Agencies assisting the Becker County Sheriff's Office in the search and rescue efforts include Becker County Dive Rescue, Central Lakes Search and Rescue, Audubon Fire Department, Lake Park Fire Department, Lake Park ALERT, St. Mary's EMS, MN DNR, Detroit Lakes Police Department, Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office and US Customs Boarder Patrol. Sheriff Glander also thanked the public for their assistance in the case.

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