Sheriff reports body of missing man recovered
The body of a man who was reported missing on Swan Lake in the BWCAW was recovered Thursday.
Searchers from the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Forest Service and St. Louis County Sheriff’s Rescue Squad pulled the body of Ty Sitter, 23, out of the water at approximately 5:30 p.m.
Sitter’s body was located at a depth of 90 feet and approximately 500 feet from shore. Side scan sonar and a remote operated underwater vehicle were utilized in the location and recovery of Sitter’s body.
Sitter’s body has been transported to the University of Minnesota-Duluth for an autopsy.