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Man’s body pulled from Otter Tail County lake

DALTON, Minn. – Police are investigating the death of a 62-year-old man here who was found in the lake near his property Saturday night.

Family found Douglas Koch in Tenmile Lake near his dock at around 8:50 p.m., according to a news release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office. He was non-responsive and not breathing.

Emergency response crews initiated CPR and Koch was transported to Lake Region Hospital via ambulance where he was later pronounced dead.

The cause of death is under investigation by the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office

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