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15-year-old in custody in northern Minnesota homicide

November 21, 2019 GMT

CASS LAKE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in northern Minnesota say a 15-year-old boy is in custody in the death of a 19-year-old man in Cass Lake.

Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch said Thursday the victim has been identified as Brandon Morgan Jr. of Cass Lake.

Burch says the 15-year-old was taken into custody and formal charges are pending.

The sheriff says Morgan’s death has been ruled a homicide and the investigation continues.

Deputies were called Monday evening to a home in Cass Lake and found Morgan’s body. No details about how he died have been released.