Price County Sheriff Brian S. Schmidt reports his department is investigating a report of a missing boater.
On Saturday, November 9th at 2:48 p.m., the Price County Sheriff's Department received a call of a missing boater who was duck hunting on Cranberry Lake in the Township of Hackett. A search for the missing man was immediately begun.
The body of the missing man, identified as 28 year old Nick A. Stuttgen of Colby, was recovered from Cranberry Lake on Sunday, November 10th at 7:38 a.m.
Responding agencies included the Price County Sheriff's Department, Pike Lake Fire Departments, the Central Price County Ambulance Service, the Tri-County Dive Team, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the Price County Coroner and the Salvation Army.
Sheriff Schmidt would also like to thank the local residents that provided lifesaving assistance to the other hunters involved in this incident.