Missing Red Wing Man Found With Self-Inflicted Wound
Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - The death of a previously missing Red Wing area man was apparently a suicide.
The Goodhue County Sheriff's Office issued a news release this afternoon indicating 57-year-old Brad Nagel suffered from a single self-inflicted wound. His body was found yesterday down a steep embankment on his property in rural Red Wing.
Nagel had been missing since November 15th and was the subject of large-scale search efforts in areas along the Mississippi River in Minnesota and Wisconsin. More than 150 volunteers were involved in a search that was conducted on November 19th after the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension issued a statewide missing person alert.
At that point, much of the search effort was focused in an area on the Wisconsin side of the river where Nagel's pickup truck was later found submerged in a Mississippi River backwater.
If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website. Resource information is provided for free as well as a chat message service. To speak directly to a professional, call 1-800-273-8255. You are not alone and help is available. Every life is important.
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