May 18, 2013 at 6:05 am
BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) - The Ramsey County medical examiner's office has identified a body recovered from a Beltrami County lake as that of a missing man.
Bemidji police say the body was confirmed as that of 31-year-old Matt Pulis, who disappeared last October. The medical examiner determined that Pulis drowned.
With the snow melted and lakes free of ice, Bemidji police enlisted the help of a Minnesota State Patrol helicopter Thursday in the search for Pulis. That's when the body was discovered in Lake Irving.
Pulis' family met with law enforcement officers later Thursday.
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