Cause of Death Determined for Man Found Near St. Cloud Regional Airport Last Week

Cause of Death Determined for Man Found Near  St. Cloud Regional Airport Last Week Click to Enlarge

(KNSI) - The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office says 25-year-old Tyler Ecklund, who was found dead Saturday near the St. Cloud Regional Airport, died from a gunshot wound.

Following the autopsy report, authorities say they are investigating Ecklund's death as a homicide. Before the cause of death was determined, Sheriff Joel Brott described the death as suspicious.

Ecklund's body was found Saturday in the 1000 block of 55th Avenue Southeast by a passerby. He was identified on Tuesday.

The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office says anyone with information on the case can contact the office at 763-765-3500 or calling the Tri-County Crime Stoppers at 320-255-1301.

A cash reward is eligible for information leading to the arrest and charges for a suspect or suspects in the death.

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