Minnesota

Body parts found in river

identified as missing sailor

WABASHA, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say remains found in the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota in July have been identified as those of a missing Wisconsin sailor.

According to the Wabasha County Sheriff’s Office, the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said DNA tests of the remains found July 14 near West Newton confirmed they are those of 61-year-old David Sheridan of Pepin, Wisconsin.

Sheridan was last seen in April on his sailboat on Lake Pepin. His boat was found unoccupied, with the motor running, the next day.

In July, a leg was found near West Newton. On Aug. 18, two boys found a torso and an attached leg with a boot on the Minnesota side of the river.

The Post Bulletin reports results of DNA testing on those remains have not been released.

2 men fatally shot at Minneapolis

grocery in violent weekend

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two men are dead after a shooting at a north Minneapolis grocery store during a violent weekend in the city.

Police were called Sunday morning to the shooting at Emerson Food Market. Officers found one man dead from an apparent gunshot wound. Two other men with gunshot wounds were taken to North Memorial Medical Center in Robbinsdale. One of those men later died at the hospital. The Star Tribune reports the other man’s injuries were not critical. One person is in custody.

The killings bring to four the total number of homicides in Minneapolis over the weekend.

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