University of Minnesota police were seen carrying away a body near Mariucci and Ridder Arenas Thursday morning.
The incident was seen at the corner of 5th Street Southeast and 17th Avenue Southeast around 9:30 a.m.
In a tweet from the department, police confirmed a “dead on arrival” call between 17th and 15th Avenues Southeast. The tweet further specified the deceased person was not a University student and that no foul play is suspected in the case.
UMPD out w/DOA at 17th/15th Ave SE. This is not UMN or student related. No foul play suspected at this time.— U of MN Police Dept (@UMPDGopher) March 9, 2017
Police were not willing to comment on the matter as of Thursday afternoon.