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Man found dead in Morristown; suspect in custody

A man was found dead and a suspect was placed in custody Tuesday morning in Morristown.
Published: May. 31, 2022 at 11:48 AM CDT|Updated: May. 31, 2022 at 6:36 PM CDT
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MORRISTOWN, Minn. (KEYC) - A man was found dead and a suspect was placed in custody Tuesday morning in Morristown.

According to the Rice County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called to a home at the 100 block of 2nd St. SE just before 12:45 Tuesday morning for a reported disturbance in Morristown.

When deputies arrived, a man told them a “person was badly injured,” according to a news release.

The deputies located a deceased 41-year-old male and took another adult male into custody, police said.

The Rice County Sheriff’s Office said there isn’t any threat to the public.

The investigation remains ongoing and is being led by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

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