UPDATE: June 2, 11:01 a.m. The Mandan Police Department has identified the victim of a June 1 homicide in a Mandan mobile home park as 53-year-old Kevin Ray Stockert of Mandan.
Arthur Lovett Funk, 47, was arrested in connection with the homicide on June 1. He is being held in the Burleigh Morton Detention Center. Formal charges should be completed today.
UPDATE: June 1, 6:20 p.m. A 47-year-old man in connection with the homicide in a Mandan mobile home park has been arrested, according to the Mandan Police Department.
Formal charges are pending. The man is being held in the Burleigh Morton Detention Center.
UPDATE: June 1, 3:19 p.m. The Mandan Police report the 53-year-old male found deceased Monday morning had multiple wounds consistent with being caused by a knife or similar sharp object. He was found near his residence.
The body has been taken to the Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy. The name of the victim is not being released at this time pending notification of relatives.
As of 3 p.m. Monday, police say a person of interest in the homicide is being detained for questioning.
The Mandan Police Department also says it does not believe the public is in any danger.
ORIGINAL, June 1: Mandan Police are investigating a possible homicide after a man was found dead on a sidewalk early Monday morning.
At approximately 3:30 a.m., Mandan Police received a report of a man lying on the sidewalk in a local mobile home court.
When officers and emergency responders arrived, they found a 53-year-old Mandan man lying on the sidewalk. He was deceased.
Police are currently on scene continuing the investigation.
At this time the cause of death is not known. The death is being investigated as a possible homicide.