Suspicious Death Investigation Started

April 7, 2021

On Wednesday afternoon at 12:32 pm, Minneapolis Fire and Paramedics responded to a call for medical assistance inside a residence on the 400 block of Ridgewood Avenue.

Paramedics and Minneapolis Fire Department personnel arrived and located the deceased body of an adult female believed to be in her 30s or 40s.  There were signs of trauma to the victim.  Police were immediately summonsed to the scene.

Crime Lab personnel responded to document the scene and collect evidence. Members of the Homicide Unit responded and started a suspicious death investigation.

There is no one in custody at this time.

The Medical Examiner will release the identity of the victim, along with the nature and cause of death in the days to come.

The GO # for this case is 21-072265.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).  Tips may be submitted electronically at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org. All Tips are anonymous and persons providing information leading to an arrest and conviction may be eligible for a financial reward.

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