MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Police say that they’ve found a dead body in the burned-out wreckage of Max It Pawn on Lake Street.
The body, which they believe was that of an adult man, was discovered Monday morning.READ MORE: Pond Hockey, Snow Sculpting Events Bringing International Attention To MN Winter Fun
The building was one of a number that went up in flames along Lake Street near the Minneapolis Police Department 3rd Precinct on late May, following the death of George Floyd while in police custody. Floyd died after former officer Derek Chauvin held a knee down on Floyd’s neck for almost eight minutes, documents show.READ MORE: Senate Democrats Fail To Change Rules On Filibuster To Pass Voting Rights (CBS News)
In June, Montez Terriel was charged with setting he fire at Max It Pawn.
In addition to the Minneapolis Police and Fire Departments, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Minnesota State Fire Marshal Division are also involved in the investigation.MORE NEWS: 'This Place Is Pretty Breathtaking': Snow Activities At Whitewater State Park
If anyone has information on the body that was discovered in the pawn shop wreckage, please contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.