Searchers find missing boater dead on Forest Lake 06 Jul 12

FOREST LAKE, Minn. (AP) – A missing boater on Forest Lake in Washington County has been found.

Searchers located the body of 51-year-old Tod Crawford Thursday about a half a mile from where a pontoon boat was found on Monday.

The Forest Lake Police Department was notified of a dog found swimming unattended in the lake Monday afternoon. An unoccupied pontoon boat was found drifting.

KARE-TV reports Washington County Sheriff’s Water Patrol, Minnesota State Patrol Aircraft and the Forest Lake Fire Department helped in the search.

Information from: KARE-TV,