On June 1, Hennepin County Sheriff’s deputies recovered the body of an adult male in Smith’s Bay on Lake Minnetonka.
According to a press release, the body of 65-year-old Blaine resident David Carlson was found approximately 250 yards west of Brackett’s Point in Orono. Law enforcement officers searched the lake after locating an abandoned sailboat May 31.
The sheriff’s office is still investigating the case for cause and manner of death.
With temperatures rising and the arrival of summer weather, public safety officials are urging caution and preparedness for safety on the water.