Authorities investigating homicide near Winthrop

(Source: Sibley County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Sibley County Sheriff's Office)(Sibley County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 3:25 PM CDT
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WINTHROP, Minn. (KEYC) - Authorities in Sibley County are investigating a homicide on a farm near Winthrop.

The Sibley County Sheriff’s office says they were called to a farm site in Transit Township on September 20 on a report of an unresponsive person.

There, they found 79-year-old Dennis Weitzenkamp dead at the scene.

An autopsy by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office has since ruled the death a homicide.

The sheriff’s office and the BCA are investigating and ask anyone with information to contact the sheriff’s office at 507-237-4330.