9:00 am Tuesday, April 2nd
Mandan Police say the rumor that another body has been found is unfounded. At this time there have been no other bodies relating to this incident found.
Mandan Police have called a press conference for 11:30 am Tuesday morning.
KX News will have that press conference live on KX News Facebook
5:00 pm Monday, April 1st
Mandan Police say 3 males and 1 female were found deceased early Monday morning. Next of kin has not been notified, as the victims have not been identified according to Mandan Police.
The victims have been identified as adults.
This is a multiple homicide scene and Police say they are actively searching for a suspect, but no information on who that suspect may be.
Police say the ‘containment’ and the ‘investigation’ do not lead them to believe anyone is in danger, however they won’t comment further on public safety beyond saying ‘there’s no indication the public is in danger.’
It’s being treated as a homicide. There are no reasons to believe public safety is an issue at this time.
BCI, Mandan Police and Morton County’s Sheriff’s Office have been on scene all day. Mandan Police are the lead investigators in the case.
There were multiple security cameras surrounding the business according to police.
They are not releasing a timeline of events, or when the 4 were possibly killed.
At this point, Mandan Police are asking businesses in the area to look at surveillance tape, or contact police if there’s information that may help. Specifically in the Memorial Highway area.
Mandan Police refer to the crime scene as large. Mandan’s Police Chief won’t comment much into the investigation however he calls this scene, “rare.”
Mandan – Update: 12:50 p.m., 4/1/19
Mandan Police are investigating the discovery of several bodies found at a property management building in Mandan this morning.
The incident took place at the cross section of Memorial Highway and 32nd Street, beside Midway Lanes.
The Mandan Police Department received a call at approximately 7:30 this morning.
Officials report there were multiple bodies found inside the RJR Maintenance and Management Building.
Police are releasing few details, and the number of bodies or cause of death have not been released at this time.
However, police have confirmed that they did find more than one body at the scene.
The Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Morton County Sheriff’s Office are still investigating.
KX news spoke to one bystander.
Suzette Wall said “I had a walk through scheduled and they never showed and I came here to see what was going on and I stayed–they have been great people to lease from. Always very courteous and kind and caring and I just want to know that they are alright.”
Wall told KX News that she has been calling her friends who work at RJR all morning, and she has not heard anything.
We will keep you up to date on the situation as it continues to unfold.
Mandan Police are investigating several deceased bodies this morning.
The call to Police came in around 7:30 am.
Police are releasing little detail at this point but say a medical call to a business in SE Mandan happened this morning.
When officers arrived they found several people deceased inside the building.
The Bureau of Criminal Investigation, BCI is also investigating along with the Morton County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputy Chief Lori Flaten, says police will be releasing more information throughout the day.
Bodies found in Mandan Monday morning, Police are investigating