Man Dies After Apparent Heart Attack in Deer Stand, Authorities Say

By KBJR News 1

Man Dies After Apparent Heart Attack in Deer Stand, Authorities Say

November 5, 2012 Updated Nov 5, 2012 at 11:42 AM CST

Bemidji, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- A 66-year-old Maple Lake man has died after he had a heart attack in his deer stand, authorities say.

On Sunday, November 4 at 4:42 p.m., the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office received a call from a hunter that a man he had been hunting with, William M. Spielmann, had an apparent heart attack near the Three Culverts Road in Taylor Township.

Deputies arrived to the scene almost 15 minutes later to find Spielmann deceased.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause and manner of death.

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