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Body found along the St. Croix in Lakeland

A badly decomposed body was found on the shore of the St. Croix River in Lakeland, Minn. on Tuesday, May 14 around 11:30 a.m.

According to the Washington County Sheriff's Office, the body was reported found near the 900 block of Quentin Ave. S.. Deputies found the body and reported that it appeared to have been in the water for a long period of time. Deputies were not able to determine the identity of the person on scene.

The body was transferred to the custody of the Ramsey County Medical Examiners Office in St. Paul. There are no further details available in this ongoing investigation.

Meg Heaton

Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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