Authorities believe they have found the body of a man who fell from a pontoon after dark late Friday in western Minnesota.
The man went into the water about 11 p.m. on the north end of Lake Carlos, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said.
People on the scene about 10 miles north of Alexandria said they “could see splashing briefly before losing sight of him,” according to a Sheriff’s Office statement.
Searchers from various agencies spent Saturday in the water and along the shoreline near Lake Carlos State Park looking for the man, whose identity had not yet been released.
Late Sunday morning, a man’s body was recovered by dive team members in that same part of the lake.
“The subject matched the description of the reported missing person,” a follow-up statement from the Sheriff’s Office said.
Positive identification will be made by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.