Woman, Boy Found Dead in Orono

September 05, 2017 10:19 AM

ORONO, Minn. (AP) - - Police are investigating the deaths of a woman and young boy at a residence in Orono.

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The Orono Police Department says officers responded to a home on Bayview Place twice Monday evening for welfare checks. When they returned the second time, they found the bodies of a 5-year-old boy and a 47-year-old woman.

Both victims were taken away by the medical examiner overnight.

Authorities said there is no risk to the public and they are not looking for any suspects in connection with the incident.

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office is assisting in the investigation.


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