Hypothermia blamed for man's death in Barnes County
VALLEY CITY, N.D. — Authorities say a man found dead on April 22 in northern Barnes County died from exposure to cold weather.
The man, identified as 57-year-old David Palmer, died from hypothermia, the Barnes County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
Palmer’s body was found southeast of Luverne, N.D., and no foul play is suspected, the sheriff’s office said.
The North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the sheriff’s office investigated the death.
In a separate case, another body was found later the same day near a cemetery, south of Sanborn in Barnes County. Authorities have not released any further information regarding that case.