Updated: Victim named in Mississippi River drowning
COTTAGE GROVE — The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning that took place in the Mississippi River in Cottage Grove July 29 just before 6 p.m.
William Perkins, 77, of Inver Grove Heights was found near his boat north of Lock and Dam #2.
The Ramsey County Medical Examiner is investigating.
The Cottage Grove Fire Department assisted, using the airboat to help locate the victim.