Deer River man dies after swim in Lake Winnie
BENA, Minn. (AP) -- An autopsy is scheduled for a Deer River man who died after swimming in Lake Winnibigoshish.
Itasca County deputies say the autopsy will be conducted Friday on 65-year-old Earl Charles Seeley of Deer River.
Authorities say Seeley was swimming and diving off a pontoon boat Thursday, and when he tried to climb back into the boat he became exhausted and died.
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