Suspect in St. Paul senior living death released, investigation continues

A woman who was initially arrested last week in connection to a St. Paul senior living apartment death investigation has been released.

A man was found dead at the senior living apartment in St. Paul’s Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood last Friday. The St. Paul Police Department identified the man as 59-year-old Leonardo Bedell, of St. Paul.

Friday, St. Paul police spokesman Steve Linders confirmed with 5 EYEWITNESS NEWS that the woman they initially arrested was released this week, “pending further investigation.”

The case remains open and active, Linders said.

According to the department, the incident marked the city’s 18th homicide of the year.