Body found on ice north of St. Cloud

Authorities are investigating a death after a body was found north of St. Cloud on Thursday.

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office says, at 7:48 a.m., a caller reported seeing what appeared to be someone lying on the ice near Harris Channel in Watab Township, around 10 miles north of St. Cloud.

Deputies responded and found a female subject on the ice; she was pronounced dead.

Authorities said the body was taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the victim’s identity and cause of death.

Law enforcement doesn’t suspect foul play at this time.