WAITE PARK, Minn. (KMSP) - A 34-year-old Columbia Heights, Minn. reportedly drowned while swimming in a quarry near St. Cloud Sunday afternoon.
Stearn Countys sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a missing swimmer at the Quarry Park and Nature Preserve in Waite Park at approximately 6:17 p.m. The caller reported someone had disappeared underwater while swimming in the middle of the quarry.
Deputies located the missing swimmer, identified as Juan Alberto Morales-Rosas, approximately two hours after he disappeared. Morales-Rosas was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.