Missing man found underwater in Brainerd lake Saturday morning

BRAINERD, Minn. (WCCO): Police now know the identity of a body recovered from a Brainerd, Minnesota lake Saturday morning. The man was a missing vulnerable adult.

Police say 23-year-old Brandon Rich was last seen Wednesday night. Investigators believed he may have went to downtown Brainerd.

About 10 a.m. Saturday morning, police found Rich’s body underwater about 100 feet from the shoreline at Boom Lake in Brainerd. Boom Lake is just four blocks from where Rich lived.

Authorities are still investigating what happened to Brandon Rich and anyone with information is asked to please call the Brainerd Police Department at 218-829-2805.