Suicide in Arthur Township

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008 at 6:07 am

The Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call Sunday night in Arthur Township. Deputies arrived at the residence around midnight and found a deceased 48-year-old male in the garage. The man’s name has not been released. Sheriff’s officials say they believe the incident was suicide.

This is the second suicide in as three weeks in the county. The Kanabec County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Knife Lake Township Residence on August 21st. They discovered the body of a deceased 20-year-old male inside the home. They also located a rifle which they believe is the weapon used in the shooting.

Foul play is not suspected in either incident.

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