Man Found Unresponsive in Orr, Dies in Ambulance

Posted at: 11/16/2012 10:31 PM
Updated at: 11/17/2012 2:41 PM
By: Dayna Landgrebe & Zach Hammer

St. Louis County authorities found 49-year-old James Joseph Hoheisel near Orr on Friday, suffering from exposure and unresponsive. The Hillman resident died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.

The St. Louis County Sheriff's Office responded to a wooded area near Myrtle Lake in Portage Township after receiving an emergency call just before 1 p.m. on Friday.

Buyck first responders and Orr ambulance crews were dispatched on scene.

A preliminary investigation has not revealed any suspicious circumstances surrounded Hoheisal's death. The investigation is ongoing pending autopsy results.