MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Officials in Cass County say a 15-year-old has been taken into custody in connection to the death of a 19-year-old man in Cass Lake.
According to Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch, deputies responded to an emergency call Monday at 5:53 p.m. at a residence in Cass Lake. Upon arrival, a deceased man was found at the residence.READ MORE: Vaccine Doubts Fuel Dr. Scott Jensen's Rise In Minnesota Governor Race
An investigation was then initiated with assistance from the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.READ MORE: 'Perfect Timing To Go': MEA Marking One Of The Busiest Travel Weekends Of The Fall
The victim was identified Thursday as Brandon Morgan Jr. His cause of death has been ruled a homicide.
During the course of the investigation, Burch says a 15-year-old boy was taken into custody and formal charges are pending.MORE NEWS: A Ride-Along With Minneapolis Police Shows How Staffing Shortages Have Officers Stretched Thin
The investigation is ongoing.