On Sunday, July 18th at 7:30 p.m., the Dakota County Sheriff's Office responded to a missing person near Earley Lake in the City of Burnsville. Our drone was deployed and located a body submerged in shallow water. At approximately 10:00 p.m., the Dakota County Sheriff's Office Dive Team recovered the body of a 20-year-old victim.
The identity of the victim will not be released at this time until the family is notified.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim.
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office, Burnsville Police Department, Burnsville Fire Department all assisted at the scene.