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MN Man’s Body Found In St. Croix River

Sunday, July 1st, 2012 at 9:59 am

The body of a missing Minnesota man was found in the St. Croix River Friday.

According to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department, someone reported seeing a body in the river Friday evening. Deputies responded and located the body of 65-year-old Merriett M. Maul Jr. of Welch, MN.

Maul was docking his boat with his wife and friends on Tuesday when he fell between the boat and the dock. Divers were unable to locate him at the time.

Authorities don’t suspect foul play in his death.

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