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One dead following capsized canoe in BWCA

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LAKE COUNTY, MN -

A Coon Rapids man has been found dead after drowning in Perent Lake, which is located in the Boundary Waters. 

According to the Lake County Sheriff's Office, two men were canoeing when the boat capsized Saturday. 

Authorities say one of the men was able to swim to a rock, where he was rescued by another camper. 

The other canoeist was reported missing late Sunday night.

The body Joseph Fedick, 31, was found around 3:30 p.m. on Monday.

Authorities say no one in the canoe was wearing a life jacket. 

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