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Albany man dies in presumed drowning in Zimmerman

  • Associated Press
  • August 24, 2014 - 12:35 PM

ZIMMERMAN, Minn. — The body of an Albany man has been recovered from a Sherburne County lake, where authorities believe he drowned.

The St. Cloud Times reports (http://on.sctimes.com/1vbWEuZ ) 23-year-old Joshua Roepke had been swimming with friends Saturday on Lake Freemont in Zimmerman when his friends lost sight of him at about 6 p.m. and called authorities.

Divers recovered Roepke shortly after 8 p.m. in about 7 feet of water.

The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office is investigating.

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