Wabasha County drowning victim identified

Thursday, authorities identified the 89-year-old man who was found dead in a Wabasha County wetland.

The Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office said Victor Dale Grabau drowned in Weaver Bottoms Monday night.

89-year-old found dead in Wabasha County wetland

The sheriff’s office said authorities from several agencies responded to a report of an unoccupied boat at about 7:30 p.m. Monday. Grabau was found in the water near the boat and was pronounced dead.

The incident remains under investigation.