Body Found At Wadena County Fairgrounds

A man’s body has been found in a ticket booth at the Wadena County Fairgrounds in Wadena.

According to a WPD Specific Incident News Release from Wadena Police Department, authorities were called to the fairgrounds Thursday evening on a report of something found that was “concerning.”

In the evening hours of Thursday, June 6, 2019, the Wadena Police Department was called to the Wadena County Fairgrounds…

Posted by Wadena Police Department on Friday, June 7, 2019

When officers arrived they located a deceased male inside the ticket booth near the grandstand.

Death investigators from the Wadena County Sheriff’s Office were called and assisted on scene.  The body was sent to the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

No foul play is suspected at this time.

The police department said that more information will be released after the man’s family has been notified.

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