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...