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Mower County Sheriff’s Office investigating after the discovery of two deceased males Tuesday

Authorities are investigating after the body of a deceased male was found Tuesday morning in rural Austin.

Mower County Sheriff Steve Sandvik reported that deputies were called at approximately 7:10 a.m. Tuesday about a deceased male in the vicinity of 572nd Avenue and County Road 45. 

Sandvik could release no further information pending an autopsy and notification of the next of kin.  He did say foul play is not suspected and there is no danger to the public.

The Mower County Sheriff’s office is also investigating the discovery of an adult male found deceased near 260th Street and 690th Avenue in Grand Meadow Township at approximately 2:55 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. 

Sheriff Sanvik reported that at this time, they are not suspecting foul play.  Authorities are planning an autopsy and further information will become available pending notification of the family.


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