MAHNOMEN COUNTY, Minn. - An unidentified dead man was found lying in the front yard of a Naytahwaush, Minn., home on Thursday, March 22.

The Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office stated in a media release that the department received a call shortly before 2 p.m. of a resident saying there was a man in her yard.

The man was taken to Grand Forks, N.D., for an autopsy.

Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Headwaters Safe Trails Task Force, Mahnomen County Sheriff's Office and White Earth Police Department are investigating the incident.

The man is not being identified pending family notification.