MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A death investigation has been updated to a homicide investigation after a man was found dead in a snowbank on the side of the road in Inver Grove Heights.

Officers responded to the 1300 block of 60th Street West around 8 a.m. Monday on a report of a “suspicious incident,” the Inver Grove Heights Police Department said.

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They found the man unresponsive and he was declared dead at the scene. The road was closed Monday morning as police investigated.

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Police later confirmed that the death investigation was updated to a homicide investigation.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is also investigating. Anyone with information about the man’s death is asked to call 651-450-2530.

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The victim’s identity and cause of death will be released later by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.