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Body found, believed to be Larry Isenberg

| March 2, 2018 12:00 AM

A body believed to be Larry Isenberg was recovered Thursday afternoon from Lake Coeur d’Alene.

Isenberg, 68, was reported missing more than two weeks ago by his wife, Lori, who said he fell from a boat into the lake at Powderhorn Bay.

The body was found in the Sun-Up Bay area near Worley after a resident called 911 at 1 p.m. and reported what appeared to be a body floating face down in the water.

KCSO deputies, detectives, and dive team personnel arrived a short time later and recovered the body.

Official identification is pending an autopsy to be conducted by the Spokane Medical Examiner’s Office in conjunction with the Kootenai County Coroner’s Office.

The Sheriff’s Office reports this is an active, ongoing investigation.

Isenberg went missing Feb. 13, hours after it was reported that his wife, Lori’s employer, the North Idaho Housing Coalition, had dismissed her in late January and the nonprofit was conducting an internal audit.

Lori Isenberg was arrested Monday, Feb. 26, and charged with grand theft. She is accused of embezzling at least a half-million dollars from her former employer.

A detailed account of what happened the day her husband went missing was sent Feb. 20 from Lori’s email account to some friends and family members. In the email, acquired by The Press and other media outlets, Lori wrote that she and Larry went out in the boat around 4:30 a.m. to watch the sunrise at Sun-Up Bay, and Larry went into the water while trying to fix the motor.

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