Man Found Dead in Deer River

By KBJR News 1

February 11, 2012 Updated Feb 11, 2012 at 10:43 PM CST

Deer River, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) - Deer River Police responded to a call around 3:30 pm on Thursday to reports of a man down in an alley.

Upon arrival responders found the victim, identified as 44 year old Eric Randall Nyberg, had died just a short distance from his house.

Nyberg was transported to Grand Itasca Hospital where an autopsy was performed.

An investigation and the autopsy showed Nyberg had died from exposure.

No foul play is suspected.