Skip to main content

Suspicious death investigation underway in Rochester after body found in the street

A man's body was found in the middle of the street.

A street in Rochester has been closed after a body was discovered early Tuesday morning. 

According to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office, a motorist traveling in the 2300 block of 45th Street SE found a body in the middle of the road around 4 a.m.

The man's death has been deemed suspicious and 45th Street SE has been closed as the investigation continues. 

The man's cause of death is unknown, but a member of the sheriff's office told ABC 6 that the victim suffered trauma before his death. 

No arrests have been made and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting in the investigation. 

Next Up

Screen Shot 2022-11-26 at 8.27.12 AM

St. Olaf football player charged after fatal crash in Chicago

The 18-year-old is accused of speeding and going the wrong way when he crashed into a vehicle that may have been attempting to flee police.

Screen Shot 2022-11-26 at 7.41.18 AM

Woman 34 weeks pregnant injured by drunk driver in Cottage Grove

The 49-year-old suspected of DUI was booked into jail around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.

ambulance

2 dead, 5 injured in Thanksgiving Day crash near Alexandria

The crash involved two people from Alexandria and five from Bloomington.

Screen Shot 2022-11-25 at 6.44.11 PM

Lengthy standoff in Prior Lake ends late Friday night

The suspect allegedly assaulted an officer outside Kwik Trip, fled and broke into a home.

snow - 12-10-21 - Joe Nelson - 5

Accumulating snow possible in Twin Cities next week

The storm system could arrive in the Tuesday-Wednesday timeframe.

Target store snow

With Black Friday barely underway, Target reveals Cyber Monday deals

Plans for the two-day sale were revealed Friday morning.

Screen Shot 2022-11-25 at 9.37.25 AM

Man waves replica assault weapon at drivers in downtown Minneapolis

The alarming incident was spotted by the new MPD chief, Brian O'Hara.

Screen Shot 2022-11-25 at 9.29.58 AM

Extremely drunk driver arrested in Chaska

The driver was more than four times the legal limit.

Screen Shot 2022-11-25 at 8.21.21 AM

Stillwater police looking for suspect who stole vehicle with 1-year-old inside

The suspect abandoned the vehicle with the child still inside just 5 minutes after the theft.

Screen Shot 2022-11-23 at 5.01.34 PM

Suspected Bloomington restaurant killer arrested in Oklahoma

The 47-year-old Texas man was arrested around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.

Screen Shot 2022-11-24 at 9.16.39 AM

Minnetonka woman, 23, ID'd as victim killed in Minneapolis crash

The fatal crash happened near the Minneapolis Convention Center on Nov. 21.

Related

Chester Creek, Duluth

Body found in Duluth creek, investigation underway

The body was found by a passerby on Tuesday.

Investigation underway after woman's body found in north Minneapolis

The woman's body was found around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Body found in vacant lot, Roseville police investigating

The body was found Friday around 12:15 p.m.

Sheriff: Man found dead in Rochester was shot multiple times

More details about a body found in the street have been released.

Police, BCA investigating after man found dead in St. Cloud

The man's body was found in a home west of St. Cloud State University.

Body found in north Minneapolis alley, police investigating

The body was discovered early Monday morning.

Police investigating death of man found in St. Paul parking ramp

The man was found unresponsive on Monday evening.