Homicide investigation underway in Dunn County, suspects in custody

Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 9:28 AM CST
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DOWNSVILLE, Wis. (WEAU) -The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Friday morning that there is a death investigation underway in the county.

Sheriff Kevin Bygd says the suspects are currently in custody. He added that on Tuesday afternoon, law enforcement responded to a suspicious death of a white adult male. The death is being ruled a homicide.

Police have been investigating a mobile home located south of Menomonie on 440th Street near Downsville as part of this case.

On Thursday, 440th Street was shutdown as officers spent the time searching inside and outside of the home.

Law enforcement state they believe this incident was isolated and the public is not as risk.

The Dunn County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory and the Wisconsin State Patrol are all working together on the case.

WEAU will continue to follow this investigation.

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