The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is confirming a body was found in the Mississippi River in Otsego on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 8.
From the WSCO:
Sheriff Joe Hagerty Reports that at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, Wright County Sheriff’s Deputies recovered the body of an adult male from the Mississippi River in the City of Otsego. The body was discovered by volunteers who were assisting in the search for Joseph Brunn who went missing from the area on Saturday Oct. 3.
The body was found approximately 300 yards south of the Minnesota 101 Bridge and 30 feet from shore. The body was transported to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for identification and an autopsy. The circumstances surrounding the death of this individual is under investigation by the Wright County Sheriff’s Office.
The family of Joseph Brunn and members from United Legacy will be addressing the media at 3 p.m. today at their search headquarters located near Holiday Inn in Otsego.