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UPDATED: Bemidji man found outside Sanford Center died from hypothermia

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Police have identified the 62-year-old Bemidji man found dead Tuesday in a drainage ditch near the city's Sanford Center.

Allen Skiple, 62, died from hypothermia, Bemidji Police Chief Mike Mastin said Thursday.


Officers completed their investigation into Skiple's death and determined there was no indication of a crime, Mastin said.

Skiple, who was last seen by neighbors on Saturday, showed no outward signs of injury, the police chief said.

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