7 bodies found in Moorehead Minnesota home, cause of death unknown in mystery case over the weekend. No signs of violence or forced entry into the home.
Seven people, including three children, were found dead in a Minnesota home over the weekend according to authorities.
Officials have not provided a cause of death. All victims were taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Officer for evaluation according to a release by Moorhead police.
There were no signs of violence or forced entry into the home, with officials saying there was no threat to the public.
The identities of the victims, whose relationship is not clear, have not been released. Not immediately clear is how long the victims, believed to be a part of a family had been deceased.
Moorhead Minnesota 7 deaths mystery
KFGO-FM reported that neighbors said the children were last seen Friday.
The investigation by the Moorhead Police Department and Fire Department, in conjunction with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension’s Crime Scene Team, is ongoing. Authorities were now doing a carbon monoxide check.
The Moorhead Area School District is preparing to help students deal with the loss of three of their classmates, who attended S.G. Reinertsten Elementary and Moorhead High School.
‘It is a difficult time for our school family and our deepest condolences are with the extended family,’ officials said in a statement, according to Valley News Live. ‘As a district, our goal is to support students, staff, and families through this difficult time.’
Moorhead, a city of about 45,000 people in Clay County in western Minnesota, lies directly across the Red River from Fargo, North Dakota.