Police: Suspicious death of Montevideo man ruled homicide

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Authorities have ruled the death of a 64-year-old Montevideo man as a homicide.

The West Central Tribune reports that Montevideo Police Chief Adam Christopher made the announcement on Saturday.

The body of Thomas Dickson was found on Monday inside of his apartment along the 100 block of West Canyon Ave. Montevideo police initially labeled his death as suspicious.

Montevideo police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are continuing to investigate Dickson's death.

Investigators had been waiting to receive a report from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's office before releasing more information.

According to the West Central Tribune, Christopher would not release the cause of Dickson's death. He added that police do not believe there is any risk to the public.

Montevideo police are asking that anyone with information contact them at 320-269-8808.

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