Person found dead at site of encampment fire in northeast Minneapolis

Police are investigating the circumstances of a death Wednesday at the site of an encampment fire in northeast Minneapolis.

According to Aaron Rose, a spokesperson for the Minneapolis Police Department, firefighters encountered the body around noon while responding to a fire on the 600 block of Washington Avenue Northeast.

Rose would not say whether any foul play was suspected.

The person’s name and cause of death will be released at a later time.