Body of missing man found near Dakota County Fairgrounds


The body of a man who went missing near the Dakota County Fairgrounds has been found, authorities said.

The body of 61-year-old Bruce Peterson was found by a searcher about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, in a remote and heavily wooded area near the fairgrounds, according to the Dakota County Sheriff's Office.

Peterson had been missing since July 2. Volunteers helped search for him over the holiday weekend.