Male found dead in Lake Bemidji State Park cabin identified

The Beltrami County Sheriff’s Office announced the name of man reportedly found dead at a cabin in Lake Bemidji State Park last week.

No obvious signs of trauma or foul play were evident with autopsy results still pending for Matthew Skarperud.

Deputies were called to a medical at the scene on July 26.

Skarperud was found dead in an enclosed porch around 1:30 p.m.

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