Police are investigating a suspicious death after a man’s body was found Monday in downtown Montevideo.
According to a news release from the Montevideo Police Department, a postal worker found the body around 6:30 a.m. Monday in the grassy area next to the post office parking lot in the 300 block of First Street.
The man had a stab wound, the news release said. His name will be released once his identity has been confirmed and his family has been notified.
There is no known threat to the public, according to police in the west-central Minnesota community of 5,400.
The investigation is in the very early stages, and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting the Montevideo Police Department.