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Albert Lea Man Dies While Duck Hunting

Posted at: 09/23/2013 10:26 AM

Photo credit: MGN
Photo credit: MGN

(ABC 6 NEWS) -- An Albert Lea man who left to go duck hunting Saturday morning, was found dead several hours later by family members.

The Freeborn County Sheriff's Office was called out to the area in the northwest corner of Pickeral Lake near the dam a little before 6pm.  Family members and friends had gone searching for Orrie Jirele, 73, after he didn't return home from a morning duck hunt.

Officials believe he died of natural causes.