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Fort Belknap drowning victim ID'd


September 24, 2009

John Kelleher Havre Daily News [email protected]

Eric Wegner, 31, of Fort Belknap, the father of three young girls, drowned in a swimming accident on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation Saturday. Fort Belknap police have not responded to calls for comment, but LeRoy LongKnife, a cousin of the victim, said Wegner was swimming with friends when he went underwater and was pulled away by the undercurrent. His body was recovered about five hours later a considerable distance away. LongKnife said he was raised as a brother to Wegner and...

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