NDSU researcher thought murdered
A murder investigation is under way after the body of a North Dakota State University researcher was found in a Cooperstown, N.D., home.
Kurt Douglas Johnson, 54, was reported missing on Tuesday, said Griggs County Sheriff Robert Hook.
Johnson was last seen leaving a Cooperstown bar on New Year's Eve.
Investigators found Johnson's body late Wednesday night, Hook said. He declined to say exactly where he was found or provide further details.