Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Nashwauk Teen

By KBJR News 1

Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Nashwauk Teen

December 4, 2012 Updated Dec 4, 2012 at 5:41 PM CDT

Balsam Township, MN (NNCNOW.com) - Foul play is not suspected in the death of a 19-year-old Nashwauk man who was found unresponsive at a party.

Steven Shields-Moreno was found unresponsive at the party in Balsam Township on October 27th.

Investigators with the Itasca County Sheriff interviewed over 90 people who attended the party at a hunting camp.

Autopsy results established Shields-Moreno did not suffer life threatening trauma. Lab results also showed the victim did not overdose on any chemicals or alcohol.

The case file will now be turned over to the Itasca County Attorney's Office for review.

Michelle Lee
mlee@kbjr.com