Body Found After Car Fire, Assault Near Sleepy Eye
SLEEPY EYE (AP) -- The state crime bureau is investigating the discovery of a body after a reported car accident and assault in south-central Minnesota.
Authorities were called to the accident south of Sleepy Eye about 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
Firefighters put out a fire in the car, and a body was found in the vehicle.
Another person was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The Ramsey County medical examiner is conducting an autopsy.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Brown County Sheriff's Office are investigating.