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Police discover body in south Fargo strip mall – death called suspicious

FARGO – Police are investigating what they say is a suspicious death after discovering a dead body behind a south side strip mall an hour after mid-night Friday.

Lt. Joel Vettel said officers are right now processing the scene east of 14th Avenue and 33rd Street in south Fargo.

Vettel said officers were called to that area at about 12:20 a.m. Friday to a call of criminal mischief involving vehicles.

When they arrived, they did not find the body right away, he said, but did find one vehicle matching the description in the original call.

They located the body of an adult man about 200 yards away about 30 minutes later, he said.

Vettel said police have two people being detained for questioning.

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