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Former Bemidji resident drowns in Red River

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The 33-year-old man who apparently drowned in the Red River in Grand Forks was a former Bemidji resident.

A search that began Monday with the report of a missing swimmer ended Wednesday afternoon when boat crews pulled the body of 33-year-old Jerry Lewis Boggs from the Red River.


Maj. Mike Fonder of the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department said searchers found the body shortly after 3:30 p.m. in about 16 feet of water.

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