Teenager and 44 Year-Old Man Found Dead in Northern MN Town
Rice LLake, MN (KROC-AM News) - Authorities in northern Minnesota's Clearwater County are investigating the deaths of a 15-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man.
The teenager was found unresponsive Sunday morning in the Rice Lake Community about 30 miles west of Bemidji. He was transported by ambulance to the Sanford Medical Center in Bagley, where he was eventually pronounced dead. The 15-year-old's name is not been released.
On Saturday, the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office responded to a report that came in shortly before midnight of a partially clothed man lying in a roadway in the Rice Lake Community. While emergency responders were at the scene, he became unresponsive and was taken to the Bagley hospital where he also died. He is been identified as 44-year-old.
At this point, authorities do not believe the two deaths are connected and are currently investigating them as isolated incidents with no danger to the public. At the last report, the cause and manner of their deaths remained under investigation.