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One Person Found Dead in Alley

April 16, 2016 (MINNEAPOLIS) At 1:20 this morning, Minneapolis Police responded to a report of one down in the alley in the 2200 block of Elliot Avenue South. Upon arrival, officers located the body of an adult female who was deceased.

The Medical Examiner will release the identity of the deceased, along with the nature and cause of death.

The Inspector commanding the 3rd Precinct is increasing directed patrol in this area as well as asking officers for more community engagement in the affected neighborhood. Residents will see more police in this area and are encouraged to share information and work with officers on this public safety issue.

Anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of a person in this case might be eligible for a cash reward. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send an anonymous tip to CRIMES (274637) and begin message with: TIP674. The case number is 16-132877.