Identity Released of Cass Lake Homicide Victim, Minor Taken Into Custody
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office has identified the 19-year-old man who was found dead in a home in Cass Lake as Brandon Morgan, Jr. of Cass Lake.
A 15-year-old male has been taken into custody and formal charges are pending, according to a release from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office.
The Cass County Sheriff’s Office responded to an emergency call at a home in the city of Cass Lake. Deputies arrived and found Morgan, Jr. dead. An investigation was immediately initiated with the assistance of the Leech Lake Tribal Police Department and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.
The cause of death has been ruled a homicide and the investigation is ongoing.