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Police: Body Found In Renville County ID’d

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities have identified the body of a 56-year-old man found in Renville County over the weekend.

Police said a farmer harvesting corn in a field northeast of Hector, Minn., Saturday afternoon found the body of Robert J. Verdon, of Cosmos, Minn.

The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office completed an autopsy of Verdon’s body, but the official cause of death is till pending.

Police said Verdon’s family filed a missing person’s report in early September after police found and recovered Verdon’s car near the field where his body found was ultimately found.

Police are continuing to investigate Verdon’s death.


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