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New Richmond diver found dead in Lake Superior

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Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

SAULT ST. MARIE, Mich. - The body of a Western Wisconsin diver was recovered Tuesday in Lake Superior off the Michigan coast.

Police search crews recovered the body of Derril Yerigan of New Richmond. He'd been with a group exploring a shipwreck that is in 174 feet of water. On Monday, the charter boat captain reported one of the four recreational divers didn't return.

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Chippewa County medical examiners are conducting an autopsy.

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