Man apparently drowned in Otter Tail County lake, sheriff says

CLITHERALL, Minn. — A man apparently drowned on East Battle Lake near Clitherall on Saturday, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office.

The office responded about 5 p.m. to a report of a man who was unconscious by the lake. Lifesaving measures were attempted, but the man was later pronounced dead.

While the sheriff’s office believes this death to be a drowning, investigations are continuing.

The victim’s name is being withheld until next of kin is notified.

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