St. Croix Falls Man Drowned In River

The victim of an accidental drowning in the Saint Croix River has been identified as Joshua Hinckley, age 20 of Saint Croix Falls. Hinckley’s body was found in the river at 10:15am Saturday but was not identified until his mother made the announcement on Sunday. Witnesses called police after hearing calls for help coming from the river near Lions Park in Saint Croix Falls. Hinckley’s body was found in about eight feet of water, between 20 and 30 feet from shore.