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Warroad man drowns in Red Lake River

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A Warroad, Minn., man is dead after his body was pulled Sunday afternoon from the Red Lake River, the Red Lake County Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

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Nathan Roy Gilbert, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:55 p.m. Friends told deputies they'd been swimming at the point where the Red Lake and Clearwater rivers join northwest of Red Lake Falls, when Gilbert went underwater at about 4 p.m.

Gilbert's body has been sent to UND's forensic pathology lab in Grand Forks for an autopsy. Foul play is not suspected.

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