The person found dead in a car towed to a Columbia Heights impound lot eight days earlier is the subject of a murder investigation, the Anoka County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Wednesday.
The sheriff's office also confirmed the identity of the victim, an 18-year-old woman from St. Paul.
Here is the full text of the sheriff's office statement:
The case of a found body in a Columbia Heights impound yard on February 21st is now confirmed as a murder investigation. The decedent in the case has been positively identified as:
Brittany Charise Clardy
St. Paul, MN
We will not release any details about the cause of death and will not be taking questions to provide further details. The case is still under investigation by the Columbia Heights, Brooklyn Park and St. Paul Police Departments and the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.
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