Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News)- The Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner has identified the body of the young man found at a Rochester apartment earlier this week. 

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The Rochester Police Department announced the start of a death investigation Monday regarding the discovery of a deceased 19-year-old man. The body discovery was reported to police around 8:45 Monday morning at an apartment in the 600 block of East Center St. 


The medical examiner has identified the man as Elijah Gunter. His cause of death is still pending as investigators are awaiting the results of the complete autopsy. 

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Rochester Police said at the time of the body discovery that there is no danger to the public. There were no signs of trauma or foul play at the scene, police say. The death investigation remains ongoing.

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