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Law Enforcement Responds to Report of Intended Suicide

Jul 23, 2017 09:11PM ● By Editor

July 23, 2017 – At approximately 2:15 pm today, Cook County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch received a report of a suicidal male that intended to die by suicide in the woods.

Sheriff Eliasen, three Deputies, the MN State Patrol and US Border Patrol quickly responded traveling west on County Road 7, to search for and locate the man. Officers located the man deceased from what appears to be a gunshot wound, on the Superior Hiking Trail off County Road 6, just after 3 pm. 

It is known that the man was suffering with cancer. The name of the deceased is not being released.

From Cook County Law Enforcement - Contact:  Sheriff Pat Eliasen, 218-387-3030 or [email protected]