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Published June 27, 2011, 09:58 AM

Moorhead man's body recovered from the Wolverton Creek

Moorhead, Minnesota_ On Sunday at 5:40 pm the Clay County Sheriff’s office was sent to 12000 block of 3rd St south to check the welfare of an individual fishing in the Wolverton Creek.

Moorhead, Minnesota_ On Sunday at 5:40 pm the Clay County Sheriff’s office was sent to 12000 block of 3rd St south to check the welfare of an individual fishing in the Wolverton Creek.

A white van was parked along the road at a bridge where the individual has fished many times. A search dog from Valley Water Rescue was used to check the area along with boats from Valley Water Rescue and Sabin Fire Department.

At approximately 8:00 pm a Sabin Fire search boat located the body approx 1/8 mile from the bridge. The body was transported to Ramsey County for an autopsy.

The individual was identified as 50-year old Edwin Carlson of Moorhead formally from Sgt. County in ND. Family members from North Dakota and South Dakota have been notified. The incident is still under investigation by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office and Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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