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Body of missing woman recovered from lake on Minnesota's Iron Range

The 30-year-old hadn't been seen since Friday, June 25.
Amanda Bjork

Amanda Bjork

A 30-year-old woman who was reported missing near the end of June was found dead in a lake on Minnesota's Iron Range. 

Amanda Bjork's body was recovered from Bailey Lake in St. Louis County on Thursday, July 1, according to the Virginia Police Department. 

"At this time there is no evidence of foul play. We want to extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Bjork," police said in a release. 

Bjork had last been seen on the afternoon of Friday, June 25. She had been in her yard near a car dealership in Virginia. She left behind her wallet, phone and truck at the residence. 

Police noted that Bjork was known to swim in Bailey Lake. 

No further information has been provided. 

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