Man found dead in ditch by Becker County officials

A 31-year-old Frazee man’s body was found in a ditch early Tuesday morning.

Becker County officials responded to the scene around 7 a.m. and confirmed that Daniel Thompson had passed away with no obvious signs of trauma.

The incident remains under investigation with autopsy results pending.

The incident is believed to be isolated with no danger to the public.


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