MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities say a woman’s body was found in a Forest Lake apartment Friday night and a man has been detained in connection with the incident.

The Forest Lake Police Department was called at about 7:55 p.m. Friday by a landlord to an apartment on the 900 block of 12th St. SW. The landlord was calling about a foul odor coming from the south end of the building.

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When officers arrived, they located the suspicious smell and determined it was coming from an apartment on the second floor of the building. Officers made contact with a male and searched the apartment. During the search, they found a woman’s body inside the apartment.

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Lauren Mason Grove Lynch, 27, was found inside the apartment, and he is being held on probable cause for second-degree murder at the Washington County Jail.

The woman’s body was taken to the Washington County Medical Examiner’s Office for formal identification and a cause of death.

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The Forest Lake Police Department is investigating the incident with assistance from the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Authorities are investigating the incident as a suspicious death and say that the public is not in any danger.