MAHNOMEN - On Saturday, June 8, the body of a 19-year-old male from Thief River Falls, Minn., was recovered at Little Vanose Lake, located in Mahnomen County.
The victim had been jet skiing without a life vest and was reported missing on the evening of June 7. A massive ground, air and water search was conducted. The victim's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.
The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office was assisted at the scene by the White Earth Police Department, White Earth Conversation, Mahnomen Fire Department, Mahnomen/White Earth Emergency Management, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota State Patrol, Becker County Sheriff's Office, Polk County Sheriff's Office and UND Police Department, Grand Forks ND Police Department, Grand Forks ND Sheriff's Office and UAS (Unmanned Arial Services).