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At right holding paper, Jared Nilles' sister, Rachel Nilles-Cremer, reads a family statement as his parents, Ralph and Carolyn Nilles, and in back, brother Joel Nilles and his wife, Rachel, as well as Jake Cremer, Rachel's husband, gather on Tuesday in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Clay sheriff: Jared Nilles was passenger on Amtrak train

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FARGO - Authorities have confirmed that 27-year-old Jared Nilles of Fargo, whose body was found Monday along the railroad tracks between Glyndon and Hawley, Minn., was a passenger on an Amtrak train bound for Chicago, Clay County Sheriff Bill Bergquist said this morning.


The sheriff's office is waiting for preliminary autopsy results from Ramsey County to determine how Nilles died, he said.

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