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Duck hunter drowns in northern Becker County lake

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DETROIT LAKES -- The body of a 60-year-old Minneapolis man was recovered near Rat Lake Tuesday afternoon by members of the Becker County Sheriff's Department Dive Team.

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Charles Vernon Wright would have been 61 on Sunday. He apparently drowned after his boat overturned while he was duck hunting. An autopsy will be performed to confirm the cause of death.

Rat Lake is in Eagle View Township in north central Becker County.

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