Man found deceased near Lindstrom

Authorities are investigating what happened to a man found dead last week near County Road 14 in the Lindstrom area.

The Chisago County Sheriff’s Office on Friday responded to an initial report of an adult male who was missing. After filing the report at 3:34 p.m., family and friends of the man began checking the area where he was last seen. At 7:39 p.m., several of the people involved in the search located the male and found that he was deceased. They notified the sheriff’s office which responded and began an investigation.

The circumstances surrounding the nature of the deceased male raised suspicion, so the investigations unit was requested to assist. The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.