Police: 18-Year-old Man Found Dead, Pinned In Silo

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities found an 18-year-old Freeport man dead and pinned inside a grain silo Saturday afternoon in Stearns County, police said.

he Stearns County Sheriff’s Office said it received a call just before 4 p.m. that an accident happened on a farm located in Millwood Township.

When authorities arrived at the farm, they found the man dead in a silo.

Crews brought the victim to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

The victim’s name will not be released until his family is told of his death, police said.

  • http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/02/12/relative-identifies-victim-of-silo-accident/ Relative Identifies Victim Of Silo Accident « CBS Minnesota

    […] Leroy Ludwig said Sunday that his cousin, 18-year-old Craig Weichmann, of Freeport, died after he became pinned inside a silo. Authorities said the accident happened on a farm in Millwood Township. […]

  • http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2012/02/12/community-mourns-the-death-of-teen-killed-in-silo-accident/ Community Mourns The Death Of Teen Killed In Silo Accident « CBS Minnesota

    […] According to the Stearns County Sheriff’s Office, they were called to the family’s farm in M… […]

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