MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a hunter reported finding a body in the woods near Mankato.

Deputies were called to the area northeast of Highway 83 on Thursday.

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Authorities don’t know the name and identity of the person. The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Office says there is no threat to the public.

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Investigators from the sheriff’s office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating with help from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.

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