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Authorities rule death in Montevideo a homicide

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MONTEVIDEO, Minn. – Authorities have ruled that the death of Thomas Dickson, 64, on Dec. 23 here is a homicide, Police Chief Adam Christopher announced on Saturday.


Dickson’s body reportedly had been found about 10:15 p.m. Dec. 23 in his upstairs apartment in a building on Canyon Avenue, one block from the city’s Main Street. Police initially termed the death suspicious.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was called to the scene with its mobile crime laboratory.

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