Body Found Along Roadway in Meeker County


Authorities have begun an investigation after a man’s body was found along a roadway in Meeker County Sunday morning.

At about 8am, the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a dead body along the roadway in the 74500 block of 309th St in Kingston Township.

The identity of the deceased, an adult male, is not known at this time.

The Sheriff’s Office says the initial investigation revealed the unidentified male died somewhere other than where he was found.

The body was sent to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for identification and


The investigation into the cause and manner of death is ongoing.

Authorities are asking that anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area of where the body was found, during the overnight hours of Saturday, December 28 to Sunday, December 29, contact the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is assisting with the investigation.


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