Death of Crookston 16-year-old under investigation by law enforcement
The death of a 16-year-old is under investigation after local law enforcement responded to Summit Avenue Monday on a report of an unconscious, possibly deceased female. The Crookston Police Department said in a media release that they responded to the 400 block of Summit Avenue at approximately 6:12 a.m. Monday morning and shortly after their arrival the victim, a 16-year-old female, was pronounced deceased.
"The investigation is active, it appears to be an isolated incident with no other individuals involved and there is no public safety concern," said Police Chief Paul Biermaier. "The deceased has been transported to the UND Pathology Center for an autopsy."
The CPD was assisted by the Polk County Sheriff’s Office and Crookston Area Ambulance.