2 people found dead in west-central Minnesota home, 1 arrested

Police found the bodies after responding to an assault report.
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Update 1:45 p.m.

A 21-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the deaths of two people in rural Perham Tuesday morning.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office is being held on charges of 2nd degree murder.

The victims have not yet been identified, but their names will be released after positive ID is made by the medical examiner.

8 a.m.

Two people were found dead at a home in west-central Minnesota in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office says it was called to a report of an assault in rural Perham at 5:17 a.m.

When they got their, they found two bodies at the property.

A suspect was also found and taken into custody. The incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Details are limited right now, so this story will be updated when more information has been released.

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