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Stewart man found dead in Willmar apartment identified

WILLMAR — The 22-year-old man from Stewart found dead Wednesday morning in his apartment in northwest Willmar is Tyler Thomas Richards.

According to a news release from Willmar Police Capt. Jim Felt, the investigation into Richards’ death is ongoing and, at this time, no foul play is suspected.

The body is being sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office as part of the investigation.

Police officers and the Willmar Ambulance Service were called around 9:30 a.m. to the 1300 block of 24th Street Northwest when a man reported that he had found his roommate unconscious and not breathing.

Emergency crews responded to find the 22-year-old man deceased. The Kandiyohi County Medical Examiner also responded to the scene.

Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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