Motley, MN (KROC-AM News)- Authorities in central Minnesota are investigating the death of a missing Minnesota man. 

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The Morrison County Sheriff’s Office says the man was reported missing on Saturday. Deputies located his body about 23 miles west of Brainerd later that day. 


The deceased man was identified as 33-year-old Jorge Sandoval Jr. of Motley. A news release from the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office Sandoval’s body was discovered in a ditch in Motley shortly after 2 p.m. Saturday. 

Sandoval’s body has been sent to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy. Investigators say there’s no evidence of foul play or a danger to public safety. The case is being described as an active investigation.

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