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Authorities recover body found floating in Lake Bemidji

The age and identity of the female is unknown.

Details are limited but authorities in the Bemidji area are investigating the death of a woman whose body was pulled from a lake on Wednesday. 

The Beltrami County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 12:18 p.m. Wednesday on a report of an object that appeared to be a body floating in Lake Bemidji in northern Minnesota. 

Bemidji police and sheriff's deputies, along with DNR officers responded to the lake and recovered the body of a female. The age and identify of the woman has not been provided. 

The Beltrami County Corono's Office is conducting an autopsy, at which point more information is expected to be released. 

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