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Crews find woman's body in search for missing anglers on Lake Benton

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Officials have found the body of one of the two people who went missing on Lake Benton last week.

Divers located the body of Brianna Thooft, 29, in the water Saturday around 12:30 p.m., KSFY reports. Officials returned to the lake Sunday to continue looking for Bradley Lund, 54, according to the Lake Benton Police Department Facebook page.

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Thooft and Lund were reported missing last Sunday following a fishing trip near the town of Lake Benton, in southwestern Minnesota. The couple hadn’t been heard from since early Sunday morning.

The search for the pair began Monday, and on Tuesday morning officials located a vehicle at the bottom of Lake Benton near the Norwegian Creek Campground, and removed it from the lake Thursday, reports say.

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