The Free Press, Mankato, MN

December 3, 2012

Deer hunter's death ruled natural causes


The Free Press

ST. JAMES — The death of a St. James man found unresponsive in a deer stand Friday was due to natural causes, Watonwan County authorities said Monday.

Sheriff’s deputies responded at 8:45 a.m. to a call about a man in a tree stand in Long Lake Township.

Daron Hunstad, 46, was pronounced dead at the St. James hospital.