Body Found In Aitkin County

Body Found In Aitkin County Click to Enlarge

A body, believed to be that of a missing Outing woman, has been found in Northwest Aitkin County.

Aiktin County Sheriff Dan Guida released information Tuesday night saying, "Investigators with the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office Tuesday afternoon located a deceased person on a private property near Swatara.

Investigators believe the deceased is Michelle Mae of Outing, Minnesota, who has been missing since October 3."

Guida says the body has been taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy and formal identification.

Additional information will be available once that process and family notification is complete.

The Sheriff says the search has been extremely extensive and the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office is being assisted in its investigation into Mae's disappearance by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, the Cass County Sheriff's Office, and Aitkin and St. Louis County search and rescue personnel.

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