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St. Paul police investigate after body found in parking lot

December 24, 2018

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — St. Paul police are investigating a homicide after a body was found in a parking lot.

Officers were flagged down early Sunday by a person who said a body was lying in the parking lot of a dog park on St. Paul’s East Side.

Police found the body, and St. Paul Fire Department paramedics confirmed he was dead. The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports police have not said whether he was an adult or juvenile.

Authorities don’t know the victim’s name or cause of death. An autopsy will be conducted.