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Two jailed in death of man found in plowed field east of Willmar

November 7, 2018

Murder is suspected and two people were jailed in the death of a man whose body was located last week in a field east of Willmar.

Arrests were made late Monday afternoon, according to the Sheriffs Office, and murder charges could be filed as soon as Wednesday.

The victim was identified as David Medellin Jr., 24, of Willmar, Minn.

Jail records show one of the suspects is a 35-year-old man from Kerkhoven, Minn. There is no information available on the other suspect.

The Sheriffs Office located Medellins body in the afternoon of Oct. 31 in a plowed field near 49th Street NE. and 8th Avenue NE. in Kandiyohi Township. A cause of death was not released.

The Sheriffs Office has been trying to find anyone who encountered Medellin in the week leading up to his death.

Paul Walsh 612-673-4482

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