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Death Of Estherville Man Under Investigation

Mon 6-8-2015 IA"], ["Estherville

(Estherville)-- An investigation is underway into circumstances surrounding the death of an Estherville man who's body was found over the weekend following a search. Emmet County Sheriff Mike Martens says the body of 19-year-old Thomas Lee Bortvit was found in a rural area of the county Sunday afternoon.

Martens says Bortvit had been reported missing by his family on Saturday.

The Emmet County Sheriff's Office is being assisted in the investigation by the Estherville Police Department and Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

Other details weren't immediately available.