Body found in lake near Columbus

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – A body was found in a lake near Columbus on Monday around 7 p.m. by boaters, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said.

Shortly after the sheriff’s office, Duncan Fire, and Columbus Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene, the body was recovered from Ernst Lake.

The victim was identified as Kellie M. Allen of Ernst Lake.

Sheriff Dwaine Ladwig said the office is waiting on autopsy results.  An investigation is ongoing.

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