Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn Jr.
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources-Enforcement Division
End of Watch: April 19, 2019
Conservation Officer Eugene Wynn Jr. drowned after he and other deputies responded to a report of a possible body in the lake. Officer Wynn and another deputy were thrown from the boat. Deputies were able to rescue the other deputy; however, Officer Wynn slipped below the surface. Officer Wynn is the first officer fatality from the state of Minnesota in 2019.
Commissioner Sarah Strommen
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
500 Lafayette Rd.
St. Paul, MN 55155
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