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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Rochester Police Department has released some additional information concerning the discovery of a deceased person in the city park this morning.

A news release says officers were sent to Manor Park in the Country Club Manor neighborhood in northwest Rochester around 8 AM after a person called and reported seeing a man lying against a building near the park's ice rink and requested a welfare check. When officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult male dead from what appeared to be a fatal gunshot wound.


The news release indicates a firearm was located near the man's body. He has been identified as a 20-year-old Rochester man, but his name has not been released.

Rochester police investigators are working with the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner's Office to determine the cause and manner of death. It is considered an ongoing investigation, although officials say there is no danger to the public at this time.


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Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police are conducting a death investigation.

Very little information has been released, but Police Department spokeswoman Amanda Grayson says officers responded to a report of a deceased person around 8 AM. The body of the person was discovered at Manor Park, which is located along 3rd Street Northwest near the top of the hill in the city's Country Club Manor neighborhood.


Information about the person who died and the cause of death has not been released.

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