MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man whose body was discovered in a small fire inside the basement of a Minneapolis building. Authorities say the man died of “complex homicidal violence.”

Fifty-two year old Wayne Jacob Arvidson’s body was discovered in the  early hours of Friday morning.

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According to Minneapolis police, a fire on the northeast side of the city in the 1800 block of Central Avenue Northeast was reported at 2:36 a.m. Firefighters responded and put out a small fire inside the basement of the building. After the fire was out, firefighters discovered the body of a deceased man inside.

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Police were called in and a homicide unit canvassed the building and spoke with people in the area.

Both the death and the fire were quickly described as “suspicious.”

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Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.