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Family and friends created a make-shift memorial for a 14-year-old boy who drowned Sunday at Lions Levee Park. (Bulletin photo by Emily Buss)

Body of 14-year-old drowning victim found in St. Paul Park

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Authorities found the body of a 14-year-old drowning victim in the Mississippi River in St. Paul Park.

The boy’s body was recovered late Sunday following a roughly six-hour search by emergency crews.


Details about the victim were not released by press time, pending family notification.

However, he was identified at a make-shift memorial and on social media as Dylan Thorp.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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