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Authorities investigate death of Cloquet man in Isabella

Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in Isabella.

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension said 29-year-old Travis James Butenhoff of Cloquet was found dead in a home at 9419 Holden Court last week. Lake County deputies found him after responding to a call for an unresponsive person shortly after 5:30 a.m. Nov. 28.

Butenhoff was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was identified by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office, which was still working Tuesday to identify a cause of death.

“At this point investigators do not believe there is an ongoing threat to the public,” a BCA news release said.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office and BCA are continuing to investigate.

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