Elementary students find body near school in Duluth

It happened Friday morning.
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A group of elementary students found a body of a person in the woods near their Duluth school on Friday morning. 

According to the Associated Press, the children were told that the body was a Halloween decoration. Parents were informed about the situation, and social workers will be available at the school all week for any children who need additional resources. 

A teacher with the students "immediately took the students back to school" and called police, according to the Duluth News Tribune

The incident happened near Lowell Elementary, the Tribune reports. 

A police spokesperson told KARE 11 that the body was likely that of a person who died by suicide. 

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