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NEWS RELEASE

Bruce Gordon, Director of Communications
CONTACT:
Jill Oliveira  651-793-2726
jill.oliveira@state.mn.us
 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 04, 2018
Death Investigation Underway in Isabella

ST. PAUL — Investigators are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of an individual located deceased at a home at 9419 Holden Court in Isabella, Minnesota.

The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the deceased as Travis James Butenhoff, 29, of Cloquet. The medical examiner continues to work to determine the cause of death.

Deputies responded to the home shortly after 5:30 a.m. on November 28 following a 911 call reporting an unresponsive person. They located a man now identified as Butenhoff deceased inside the home.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are investigating.

At this point investigators do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the public.

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