Missing woman’s death likely caused by drowning

A woman who went missing in April, prompting a weeks-long search likely died by drowning.

The body Nyawuor “Sunday” Chuol was recovered from a swamp near Eagle Lake on May 13.  She had been missing since April 25.

A Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s autopsy did not find any significant injury or trauma to Chuol’s body, according to a news release sent Tuesday by Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Captain Paul Barta.

The medical examiner listed Chuol’s cause of death as probable freshwater drowning.

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