Oak Park Heights police are investigating a suspicious death after discovering a body in a townhome Tuesday while conducting a welfare check requested by family members who hadn’t heard from the person.
On Sunday, officers were dispatched to the housing complex on the 14600 block of 62nd Street to check on someone who loved ones were unable to reach. When the person was not found inside the home, police began a missing person investigation.
Police said they returned to the residence Tuesday morning, where they located the missing person’s body.
The state Bureau of Criminal Apprehension agents and crime scene technicians, along with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, are assisting Oak Park Heights police.
The Ramsey County medical examiner will identify the body after an autopsy.