Authorities Investigating Death of Rural Minnesota Man
A news release from the Becker County Sheriff’s Office says deputies responded to the report of a deceased male in a ditch southeast of Detroit Lakes. Deputies were called to the area shortly before 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Authorities arrived and confirmed the man was dead. He’s identified as 31-year-old Daniel Thompson of Frazee.
His body has been sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. Investigators say there were no obvious signs that Thompson experienced trauma prior to his death.
The Becker County Sheriff’s Office is awaiting autopsy results. Officials say the incident appears to be isolated and that there’s no danger to the public.
Story has been corrected from a pervious version that said the man's body was found on Monday.