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2 die after being found in secluded area near Montevideo

Police had received a report of a suicidal person who was with their girlfriend.
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Two people have died after being found in a secluded area of Chippewa County on Sunday.

Police had been called to a report of a suicidal individual at around noon on Sunday, with this person believed to be somewhere in rural Chippewa County.

Their family said that a girlfriend may have been with the suicidal person.

A short time later, police found two people in a secluded area west of the Sparta Cemetery.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was taken to North Memorial Medical Center, where they too were pronounced dead.

At this stage, police have not released the identities of the deceased, nor their cause of deaths.

The Chippewa County Sheriff's Office is receiving help from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

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