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Body of Coon Rapids man recovered from St. Croix

May 30, 2014
Associated Press

TAYLORS FALLS, Minn. (AP) — Chisago County sheriff's officials say the body of a Coon Rapids man who disappeared after jumping into the St. Croix River to help his nephew has been recovered.

KSTP-TV ( ) reports Tou Hu Vang's body was found by fishermen Friday morning.

Vang was fishing with his 11-year-old nephew last Sunday when the boy slipped into swift-moving river. Vang and a bystander jumped in to rescue the boy. The bystander was able to pull the boy to safety, but Vang vanished under water.


Information from: KSTP-TV,



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