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Authorities survey the scene of where a body was found behind a south Fargo strip mall early Friday. Emily Welker / The Forum

Police say body found near south Fargo strip mall ruled homicide

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By Emily Welker / The Forum

FARGO – Police are investigating what they say now is a homicide after discovering a dead body behind a southside strip mall an hour after mid-night Friday.


Lt. Joel Vettel said officers were processing the scene east of 14th Avenue and 33rd Street in south Fargo Friday morning.

Police will hold a news conference at 1:30 Friday afternoon at its downtown headquarters.

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