Columbus death investigated as murder 03 Apr 13

COLUMBUS, Minn. (AP) – Anoka County sheriff’s officials say they’re investigating the death of a man found in Columbus as a murder.

Deputies say the body of a 50-year-old man was found next to his vehicle in a cul de sac about 9:30 p.m. Monday. Authorities say it was apparent the man was a victim of foul play. They did not elaborate.

Sheriff’s officials say the man’s last known address was in St. Paul.