26 Yr. Old Father Drowns Saving Kids In Lake In Fridley


Leland Morris, 26, of Fridley, died overnight at Hennepin County Medical Center.

The incident remains under investigation.

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A dive team was able to recover a man from underwater after a drowning accident in Moore Lake in Fridley. 

The Anoka County Sheriff's Office says the incident was reported just before 5:15 p.m. Sunday. It happened when a father attempted to swim out to help two kids get back to shore, as they were struggling to do so on their own while using flotation devices. 

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