Police launch death investigation after body found in Minneapolis

The discovery was made at a residence in North Minneapolis.
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Police in Minneapolis have launched a death investigation after a body was found at a residence in the north of the city.

The discovery was reported at 11:10 p.m. at a home on the 3900 block of Lyndale Avenue North, with police, fire and ambulance responding.

Responders arrived to find a man dead at the scene.

Police say family members had not heard from the deceased and went to the house to check on him.

While at the moment police are conducting a death investigation, it is being carried out by the Minneapolis Police Department Homicide Unit.

People at the scene have been interviewed, with police following up on leads. At this stage, nobody is in custody.

The identity of the deceased has not yet been released, with that coming at a later stage from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Anyone with information can call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or the MPD TIP Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477).

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