MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two people died Sunday in rural Minnesota.

Authorities say two adults were found around noon in a secluded area near Sparta Cemetery in Montevideo. One was pronounced dead at the scene. The other person was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead.

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Deputies found them after responding to a request by family members to help locate a suicidal person and a girlfriend believed to be in Chippewa County.

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The medical examiner’s office will release identities and cause and manner of their deaths pending family notification.

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No additional information is available at this time.