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Austin Murder Suspect Dies on Waseca County Road

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A man wanted for questioning in an Austin murder dies on a Waseca County highway.
The Waseca County Sheriff's office tells News 12 that a car rolled over south of Waseca while officers were pursuing the car.
It happened around 4:00 this morning.  Authorities in Austin say they responded to a homicide call.  An apparent suspect fled the scene and authorities pursued him.
The suspect is only being identified as a 46 year old man from Oakdale, Minnesota.  The State Department of Public Safety says the Austin Police Department along with deputies from the Mower County, Freeborn County, and Waseca County Sheriff's office assisted with the case.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is expected to brief the media later Friday morning.