Body Of Boater Found On Lake Pepin

Saturday, June 16th, 2012 at 12:53 pm

On Friday afternoon, Authorities in Pierce County (WI) recovered the body of Troy Goehrs, a boater who had fallen overboard while with his wife.

The search took over five days. The body had been found on the shoreline of the lake with help from water patrol deputies of Pierce County, Goodhue County as well as the Wisconsin DNR.

36-year-old Brenda Goehrs, wife of the deceased boater, told authorities that her husband had fallen overboard during an outing on the water. She also says she jumped in after her husband. After a failed rescue, Goehrs swam to shore to get help.

Officers had used sonar equipment and aircraft to check the area for the body.

 

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