Body Found Thursday Morning Near Mankato

A partially decayed body was found Thursday morning in Southern Minnesota.


The Blue Earth County Sheriff’s Department says a hunter reported finding the body in a wooded area northeast of Highway 83 and County Road 12 around 9:38am.  Authorities says the sex and identity of the body is unknown at this time.


The Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating this death with the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office.