Arrest Made after Man Found Dead in Mpls. Apartment

Updated: 10/14/2013 7:32 AM
Created: 10/13/2013 12:04 PM
By: Cassie Hart

An arrest has been made after a man was found dead inside a Minneapolis apartment Tuesday night.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner has identified the victim as 86-year-old Jama Adan Mohammed of Minneapolis. On Sunday morning, police arrested 63-year-old Bashir Yusuf Jama in connection to his death.

Police received a call around 5 p.m. Tuesday that a man was not breathing. Officers responded to an apartment in the 1200 block of Eighth Street and found Mohammed dead.

Jama is being held in the Hennepin County jail. The case is being turned over to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office for official charges.

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