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Body of missing camper found near East Gull Lake

Authorities in north-central Minnesota have found the body of an Albertville man who was reported missing while camping.

The Cass County sheriff's office got a report about 3:30 p.m. Saturday that 55-year Rick Welliver was missing in the Gull Lake area.

Welliver was last seen Friday around 8:30 p.m.

Deputies found his body in a marshy area near the Gull River in about 3 feet of water.

Welliver had been camping at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers campground in the city of East Gull Lake.

His body was taken to the Ramsey County medical examiner's office for an autopsy.