Man found dead by passerby near St. Cloud Regional Airport identified

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office says a man who was found dead Saturday evening near St. Cloud Regional Airport has been identified.

According to the sheriff’s office, he’s identified as 25-year-old Tyler Ecklund. Sheriff Joel Brott said Ecklund, who doesn’t have a permanent address, was located outside in a vacant lot in the 1000 block of 55th Avenue SE by a passerby.

Suspicious death investigation underway after passerby finds body in St. Cloud

His death is being considered suspicious at this time. Investigators are awaiting autopsy results to determine the cause and manner of Ecklund’s death.

Anyone with information about Ecklund’s whereabouts in the hours before he was found Saturday evening is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 763-765-3500.