Body Found in Alley, Homicide Unit Investigates

Posted at: 11/18/2012 3:00 PM
By: Shane Delaney

Minneapolis Police are asking the public for help after a man was found dead in an alley Saturday night.


Patrol officers from the city’s Fourth Precinct were dispatched to the alley behind 3307 Girard Avenue North after 11 p.m.Saturday.  


When officers arrived they found an adult male victim at the scene. The victim was unresponsive and medical efforts to revive him were unsuccessful.  


The preliminary investigation shows the victim was assaulted.  The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the victim’s full identity and the exact cause of death after their investigation.


The case has been assigned to the Minneapolis Police Department’s Homicide Unit.  Homicide investigators are asking the public to call the Minneapolis Police Department’s Tip Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477) if anybody has information related to this case.