SLAYTON - Authorities pulled a body Monday afternoon from Lake Shetek, the Murray County Sheriff’s Office reported in a press release.
Darwin Patzlaff was reported missing to the Murray County Sheriff’s Office at 10:05 p.m. Sunday, with a female caller stating that she had not heard from Patzlaff for 24 hours. She told a deputy that he had been fishing on the lake.
A search for Patzlaff by the Murray and Nobles County sheriff’s offices and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources began Monday. Patzlaff’s body was found at 1:37 p.m.; he was not wearing a life jacket.