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Sheriff: Man dead after ‘serious assault’ in Cass County

June 10, 2018 GMT

Authorities are investigating the death of a 25-year-old man on the Leech Lake reservation in Cass County.

Officers responded just before midnight Thursday to a report of a man being brought to the Cass Lake Indian Health Services hospital after a “serious assault,” according to the Cass County Sheriff’s Office. The man, of Cass Lake, died a short time later.

Authorities say they have searched two homes in Pike Bay Township. The Leech Lake Tribal police and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension continue to investigate.

Hannah Covington • 612-673-4751