Body of missing Minnesota River boater found


Le Sueur County News:

A body was found Thursday morning in the Minnesota River after a 62-year-old boater went missing Monday morning.

At 7:42 a.m. Thursday, a body was located in the Minnesota River, approximately 500 yards from the location of the unoccupied boat that was found near Belle Plaine on Sept. 2, a release from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office stated Wednesday.

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that search efforts were ongoing for the missing boater whose unoccupied boat was located Monday on the Minnesota River near Belle Plaine. The missing boater was identified as Bruce Copenhaver, 62, of Watertown.


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