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Body found in Cloquet yard


March 29, 2019

According to a press release issued by the Cloquet Police Department, at approximately 2 p.m. Friday, March 29, officers responded to a call in the 700-block of Poplar Avenue of someone lying on the ground in a yard.

Upon arrival, officers found what appeared to be the body of a man on his back in the snow in a semi-wooded backyard. Officers determined the man was deceased at the scene.

The Midwest Medical Examiners Office is currently investigating to determine the cause of death and the identity of the victim.

This is an ongoing investigation, and no further information is being released at this time.

The Cloquet Police Department was assisted by the Fond du Lac Police Department and the Cloquet Area Fire District.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Commander Derek Randall at 218.879.1247 or the Police Department’s tip line by texting the word TIP CLOQUETPD followed by your tip to 888777. Anonymous messages may be left if desired.


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