Body Found in Southwest Iowa Lake

UNION COUNTY, Iowa – The search for a Creston man has come to an end after a body was found at a Union County lake.

A search party was sent out to Twelve Mile Lake after a report of a missing man at about 6:15 p.m. Monday evening. Authorities believe he may have drowned.

Along with shoes and items of clothing, the man’s boat was found still running.

The search was called off at sundown Monday but resumed at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Two hours later, authorities located the man’s body.

The sheriff’s office says it has a good idea who it is but they aren’t releasing any information yet. They add that this is the first drowning at the lake in about 10 years.

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