Body found in field southwest of Lakeville in Rice County

Foul play is not suspected.
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A body was found in a field about 20 miles southwest of Lakeville on Sunday morning. 

The Rice County Sheriff's Office reports that the body was that of a 44-year-old man whose identity will be released following proper notification of family members. 

Foul play is not suspected, with the sheriff's office saying the man's body was found near his vehicle in a field at 30th Street West and Halstad Avenue in Wheatland Township, which is on the north/northwest side of Lonsdale. 

No other details are available at this time. 

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