SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa -- A 71-year-old fisherman was found dead in East Okoboji Lake in the early hours of Thursday morning.
According to a press release from the Dickinson County Sheriff's Office, Wayne Krogman of Spirit Lake had been fishing in waters near the spillway at the north end of East Okoboji Lake. His wife became concerned when he did not return, and found his truck at the fish hatchery but could not locate him.
Shortly after 1 a.m., the Spirit Lake Police Department arrived to help locate Krugman, followed by the Spirit Lake Fire Department, Arnolds Park-Okoboji Dive Team and Dickinson County Emergency management. Multiple people, as well as a drone, searched the area.
Shortly after 4 a.m., Krogman was found dead in the lake, and his family was notified.