Man found dead in subzero temps in Bismarck not homeless

January 1, 2018

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bismarck police say a man who died in subzero temperatures was not homeless.

The frozen body of the 52-year-old man was found near the Missouri River on Saturday, beneath an Interstate 94 bridge.

The Bismarck Tribune reports that Police Chief Dan Donlin says the man was not homeless. The man’s name or other details about his identity haven’t been released.

Police aren’t treating the death as suspicious. An autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause of death. Authorities have said the cold weather might have been a factor. The temperature in Bismarck reached 18 below zero (-28 Celsius) Saturday morning, with a wind chill factor of about 40 below zero (-40 Celsius).


Information from: Bismarck Tribune, http://www.bismarcktribune.com

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