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.READ MORE: 'Farming Is A Gamble': Some Minnesota Pumpkin, Apple Farms Seeing Smaller Yields Amid Drought
They found the man unresponsive and he was declared dead at the scene. The road was closed Monday morning as police investigated.READ MORE: BCA: 14-Year-Old Missing From Willmar Group Home Found Safe In Idaho
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.MORE NEWS: Don Shelby Recovering After Stroke Waylaid His Stage Performance In Passion Project
The victim’s identity and cause of death will be released later by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
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