Publish date:

Major police chase ends with body found in Maple Grove lake

Several police departments chased the suspect vehicle.
Author:

A large-scale police chase ended with the suspect fleeing on foot, with police finding a body in a lake a short time later.

Corcoran PD said the chase started in Rogers, where the driver of black sedan was involved in suspicious activity around 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

The sedan evaded Rogers police and set off at high speeds on I-94 near Hwy. 610.

Corcoran police took over around County Road 30, with the driver at one point veering towards a squad car, narrowly missing. The pursuit continued into Rogers and Maple Grove, with several police departments involved, before officers lost sight of the vehicle.

Eventually they found it unoccupied on the 6900 block of Fish Lake Road, near Cedar Island Lake, in Maple Grove.

A short time later, they heard two cries for help from the direction of the lake.

Sign up: Subscribe to our BREAKING NEWS newsletters

Officers began rescue efforts for the person calling for help, and called in the Hennepin County Water Patrol as well as Maple Grove Fire and air support from the Minnesota State Patrol.

A body was found near the location where the calls were heard at 5:06 a.m.

Corcoran Police said the department will investigate the pursuit while the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office will investigate the death. The victim's identity has not been released.

Next Up

John Hofer - Chisago County Sheriff's Office

Murder charge filed over inmate's death at Chisago Co. Jail

The man suddenly became unresponsive and died while in a holding cell.

reproductive rights caucus

Minnesota DFL lawmakers form Reproductive Freedom Caucus

The move comes as some Republicans explore proposals to limit abortion access.

Flickr - child wearing mask close up - Nenad Stojkovic

Counties without K-12 mask mandate see sharper rise in child COVID cases

That's according to a new study released Friday by the CDC.

Police lights

Bloomington woman dies in crash on southwest Twin Cities highway

The collision happened just south of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival grounds.

Wikimedia Commons - COVID vaccine, pfizer, shot - Martin G

Pfizer booster shots immediately available for select Minnesotans

118 fully vaccinated Minnesotans have died from COVID-19.

Gisela Medina Sherburne County Jail - 2021.09.23 - crop 2

19-year-old charged alongside Anton Lazzaro pleads not guilty

She's accused of helping the GOP operative traffic underage girls.

Dalvin Cook

Dalvin Cook misses Vikings practice on Friday

Cook suffered an ankle injury during the Cardinals game.

GetMedia (1)

Gallery: Historic church renovated into home is yours for $248,000

The church-turned-home offers an open floor plan in the heart of Howard Lake.

Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen  - YouTube screengrab

MN GOP Rep. spreads voted fraud disinformation, draws rebuke from SoS

The lawmaker cited a video claiming there are more than 1.2 million "missing" votes.

st. paul shooting

Witnesses help identify suspect in St. Paul shooting

The shooting happened near a gas station and bus shelter Thursday just before 1 p.m.

coronavirus

Minnesota's COVID-19 update for Friday, September 24

The next update will be issued on Monday and include data reported on Friday.

Related

Screen Shot 2019-08-03 at 11.11.17 PM

Police hunting 2 suspects over killing at Maple Grove park

A 26-year-old man was found shot dead at the park earlier this week.

Lakeview Knolls Park, Maple Grove

1 dead in Maple Grove park, police suspect 'criminal activity'

The male's body was discovered just before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday.

police lights

Police chase ends with death in Elk River; driver tied to Minneapolis shooting

The driver fled and reportedly fired shots at pursuing officers during the chase.

Police investigating suspicious death of woman in Maple Grove

The 40-year-old was found dead inside a single-family residence.

Maria fury

Missing Maple Grove woman found dead, suspect arrested

The 28-year-old went missing while walking on Thursday morning.