MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A man with ties to the Twin Cities theater community was found dead in a car Tuesday afternoon in northern Minnesota, according to the St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities responded to a report of a body found in a car at about 1:19 p.m. in the northern Minnesota city of Orr. A person called 911 after hiking in a wooded area when they came upon a vehicle parked on a logging tote road with a dead body inside.READ MORE: Twins, Lynx, And Gophers Take Home Weekend Wins
The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office identified the man as 48-year-old Andrew Wagner. Authorities said foul play is not suspected in his death.READ MORE: St. Paul Police Report Rapid Increase Of Overdoses, Warn Of Synthetic Opioids
According to a Duluth News Tribune report, Wagner was reported missing about four months ago on May 3. He was last seen at a cemetery in Virginia. Wagner had residences in northern Minnesota and in northeast Minneapolis near the Ritz Theater, where he was the artistic director.MORE NEWS: 'It Was Just Nuts': Severe Storms Leave Residents With Damage, Debris, And Outages
The report also said Wagner had started working on a performance with the Ordway Theater in St. Paul.