Body Found in Field 17 Oct 11

Renville County authorities are investigating the discovery of a mans body in a field Saturday.

Renville County Sheriff Scott Hable says a farmer harvesting corn found the body at about 5 p.m. Saturday about 10 miles northeast of Hector in Brookfield Township.

Hable says the body appeared to be that of an adult male and has not been positively identified. The man’s body was taken to Ramsey County for an autopsy.

The Renville County Sheriff’s Office, Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension responded to the scene and are continuing the investigation.