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One Dead in Blue Earth Home Invasion

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Blue Earth, MN -

One man is dead and three other people are seriously injured after an apparent home invasion early Monday morning.  According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is assisting the Blue Earth Police Department and the Faribault County Sheriff's Office in the investigation.

Authorities say Blue Earth officers responded to a disturbance call around 12:30am Monday.  That call was to a home in the 400 block of 4th Street East.  Officials say a masked man entered the home and assaulted the man and two women.  The 38 year old man was dead, and two women and a juvenile girl suffered serious injuries.  They were taken to a local hospital and then transported to St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester.  A six-year-old girl in the home was unharmed.

Police do not have a suspect identified in this case, nor do they know what the weapon was that the attacker used.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Faribault County Sheriff's Office at 507-526-6180.