Decomposing body found in Albert Lea

A decomposing body was found in Albert Lea’s Garden Villa subdivision Saturday afternoon, according to Albert Lea police. The identity is not known and no details about the age or gender were released. The cause of death was also unknown Sunday.
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A decomposing body was found in Albert Lea’s Garden Villa subdivision Saturday afternoon, according to Albert Lea police, the Albert Lea Tribune reports. The identity is not known and no details about the age or gender were released. The cause of death was also unknown Sunday.

Police say the report of a body was called in after a neighbor smelled a strong odor coming from the woods near his home, KAAL reports. Police said it appeared the body had been there for quite some time, KAAL reported.

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