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Sheriff investigates Troy man’s death

The St. Croix County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a town of Troy man discovered in his home Friday.

Steven M. Canniff, 44, was found by his landlord at 36 Glendale Dr. west of River Falls about 9:30 p.m. June 21, said Lt Cathy Borgschatz. “He had been dead for at least four days,” she said.

Borgschatz said the body had been sent to the Ramsey County coroner for an autopsy to determine cause and manner of death.

Deputies are continuing an investigation into the circumstances surrounding anniff’s death but the sheriff is withholding further information until results of the autopsy are known.

Doug Stohlberg

Doug Stohlberg has been part of the Hudson Star-Observer since 1973 and has been editor since 1987. He worked at the New Richmond News from 1971 to 1973. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota.

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