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Posted on: December 23, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Death investigation in Elko New Market Township

On December 23, 2022, at 8:47 a.m., the Scott County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center received a report of a body located near the northbound exit ramp from County Road 2 (260th Street East/Deuce Road) onto Interstate 35 in New Market Township.

Deputies were dispatched to the scene where they located the body of a deceased male at the above location.  

“Our investigators will be working with the Medical Examiner’s Office to make an identification and determine the circumstances surrounding this death,” said Sheriff Luke Hennen. “The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.”

If anyone has any information that could assist investigators with this case, please contact the Scott County Sheriff’s Office on the non-emergency line at 952-445-1411.  Crime tips can also be submitted online using the online form found on the Sheriff’s Office website under “Community.”  If you’d like to submit an anonymous tip, you can call Crime Stoppers toll free from anywhere in Minnesota (1-800-222-TIPS [8477]) or use their online form on their website at

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Burnsville Police Department, Elko New Market Police Department, Elko New Market Fire Department, the Shakopee Police Department, and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.


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