Albany man drowns in Zimmerman

Albany man drowns in Zimmerman Click to Enlarge Photo: Mary Gascho,

Aug 24, 2014 at 7:39 pm

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

Twenty three 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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