Tragic End To Search For Missing Elderly Duluth Couple

After and exhausting search, Ron and Mary Tarnowski were found dead in the Brookston area on Saturday.

A U.S. Border Patrol search by air discovered the elderly Duluth couple’s vehicle in a remote location at about 3:45 p.m. Saturday, according to the Duluth Police Department. Foul play is not suspected. It appeared the couple’s SUV had gotten stuck, police said.

They were found only about a mile from the family’s hunting camp, according to a statement posted on the “Find Ron and Mary Tarnowski” Facebook page that family members had started to aid the search. The camp is  located close to U.S. Highway 2 near Floodwood-Brookston area.

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