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Katie Ryan-Anderson / The Sun Tire tracks mark the spot near Spritwood, N.D., where a man's body was found Saturday. The Stutsman County sheriff believes the case is a homicide.

Two in custody after body found in ditch near Spiritwood, ND

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JAMESTOWN, N.D. - The body of a homicide victim found Saturday in a Stutsman County ditch has been sent to Bismarck for an autopsy, and a man and woman remain in custody pending charges, Sheriff Chad Kaiser said Sunday.


Authorities have been unable to determine the cause of death or the identity of the victim, described by Kaiser as a young adult black male.

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