UPDATE: Police confirm 7 people found dead in S. Moorhead home

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Published: Dec. 18, 2021 at 8:19 PM CST
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MOORHEAD, Minn. (Valley News Live) - (UPDATE: 12/19 4:27 p.m.) The Moorhead Police Dept. has confirmed that seven people were found dead in a S. Moorhead home on Saturday. According to their report, the victims included four adults and three kids.

The victims were taken to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy to determine the cause of death. The Moorhead Area School District was informed of the victims to help prepare for students needing assistance after the tragic deaths.

The investigation is still active and reports are there is no known threat to the public according to Moorhead PD. We’ll continue to update this story as more information is provided.

(UPDATE: 12/18 9:30 p.m.) Police have confirmed multiple people have been found dead in the south Moorhead home.

Authorities were called to the 4400 block of 13th Street S., just before 9 p.m. Saturday night, for the report of several individuals deceased in the home.

Moorhead Police say family members were conducting a welfare check when the individuals were located.

Police also say there are no signs of violence or forced entry and there is no known threat to the public.

The Minnesota BCA has been contacted to help process the scene.

No further details have been released at this time.


Moorhead Police are currently on the scene of an unknown disturbance where several people were found unconscious.

According to dispatch audio, a 911 caller stated everyone was “dead” and lying on the floor. The caller also stated there was blood on the door.

A reporter is headed to the scene of this developing story.

Stay with Valley News Live as more details become available.

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