MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The death of a teenage hunter is under investigation after his body was found Saturday night in a northern Minnesota deer stand.

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office says that the 16-year-old was found around 5:30 p.m. by a member of his hunting party. The group was deer hunting in White Township, just southwest of Aurora.

The teen was identified as Corwin Johnson, of Aurora. He was found with a gunshot wound.

Foul play is not suspected, officials say.

The death is being investigated as a suicide.


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