Authorities find body of missing 29-year-old in northern Minnesota

The man was reported missing on Sunday, Sept. 27.
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Jeremiah Eliapo Uti

A 29-year-old man who was reported missing Sunday was found dead on Tuesday. 

The Itasca County Sheriff's Office reports that Jeremiah Eliapo Uti, of Hibbing, was found dead on the shoreline of Lake Pokegama, near the area where he was last seen near Grand Rapids. 

Uti's body was discovered by trained K9 dogs and search team volunteers. Uti had last been seen near Pine Landing Drive in Grand Rapids, though when exactly was not conveyed by the department. 

Pine Landing Drive is located on the southeast side of Lake Pokegama, just to the east of Zorbaz on the other side of Hwy. 169 near Grand Rapids. 

No further information has been released. 

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