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Searchers find body of 2nd snowmobiler who went missing in northern Minnesota

The 60-year-old man and his partner both died after going through the ice.

Searchers tracking a couple reported missing from northern Minnesota on Christmas Eve have found a second body.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office says the body of 60-year-old Kenneth Wildenauer, of Cloquet, was pulled from White Iron Lake, southeast of Ely, at 2 p.m. on Wednesday.

It comes 2 days after the body of his partner Debbie Senarighi, 60, was found in the same lake.

Police believe they had been traveling by snowmobile across the lake in an attempt to reach Beargrease Island, when they went through the ice.

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They had last been seen together at Tanks Bar in Babbitt on Friday, and were reported missing when Wildenauer failed to show for work on Monday.

They're believed to have taken the snowmobile from Wildenauer's cabin.

Wildenauer's body was found in the vicinity of where their snowmobile went through the ice.

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