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Body found in Renville County, Minn., cornfield

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

OLIVIA -- A farmer harvesting corn found the body of a man around 5 p.m. Saturday about 10 miles northeast of Hector in Brookfield Township.

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According to a news release from Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable, the body appeared to be that of an adult male and was taken to the Midwest Medical Examiner's office in Ramsey for autopsy. The deceased man has not yet been positively identified.

Personnel from the Renville County Sheriff's Office, Meeker County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension responded to the scene and are continuing the investigation into the circumstances of the death.

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