Wild rice harvesting canoer found dead in water one day later

A man from Orr, Minnesota, was found dead Saturday after being reported missing when his canoe was found overturned. 

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office and the St. Louis County Rescue Squad responded to the Vermilion River near Crane Lake at 1:26 p.m. on Sept. 10 on the report that Keith Joseph Roy, 43, had gone missing. 

According to authorities, it’s believed he was in a canoe harvesting wild rice, but his canoe had been found unoccupied and overturned.

He was found dead in the water the following day at around 4 p.m.

His cause of death remains under investigation by the St. Louis County Sheriff's Office.