On October 7, 2022, at 7:51 a.m., the Scott County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center received a report of a body located on the 11xxx block of 275th Street East in New Market Township.
Deputies were dispatched to the scene where they located the body of a deceased male on a residential street at the above location.
“Our investigators will be working with the Medical Examiner’s Office to make an identification and determine the circumstances surrounding this death,” said Sheriff Luke Hennen. “The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.”
If anyone has any information that could assist investigators with this case, please contact the Scott County Sheriff’s Office on the non-emergency line at 952-445-1411. Crime tips can also be submitted online using the online form found on the Sheriff’s Office website under “Community.” If you’d like to submit an anonymous tip, you can call Crime Stoppers toll free from anywhere in Minnesota (1-800-222-TIPS ) or use their online form on their website at www.CrimeStoppersMN.org.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Elko New Market Police Department, Elko New Market Fire Department, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.