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BENTON COUNTY — Benton County officials are investigating the discovery of a dead body just east of St. Cloud.

A Sheriff’s Department News Release says at 2:25 yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon, the Benton County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a body found along County Road 75. The release says officers found the body and cordoned off the area for investigation.

They’re investigating in a grassy area behind Luther Honda off Highway 23. They closed St. Germain Street between Mayhew Lake Road and the County Ditch Number 3 bridge.

Officials brought in a backhoe to do some digging.

Look for updates to this story later this (Wednesday) morning.

Body found east of St. Cloud
Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News
Alex Svejkovski, WJON News
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