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Police identify man found dead in pickup in Grand Forks

Emergency responders look into the back of a pickup truck near downtown Grand Forks, where a man's body was found Friday, Jan. 18. April Baumgarten / Forum News Service

GRAND FORKS - Grand Forks Police identified a man who died in the back of a pickup Friday.

Bradley Beiswenger, 36, appears to have been sleeping in an enclosed cargo area of a pickup and using a propane heater for warmth, officers said in a news release Tuesday morning, Jan. 22.

Police are still investigating Beiswenger's cause of death, but they said they suspect carbon monoxide may have been a factor of it.

There were no signs of foul play and Beiswenger had no permanent address, police said.

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