Investigation underway into death of Austin man

Found in convenience store parking lot.

Posted: Jul 19, 2019 3:43 PM
Updated: Jul 20, 2019 9:39 AM

OWATONNA, Minn. – An Austin man was found dead Wednesday in a convenience store parking lot.

The Owatonna Police Department says it was called to the Kwik Trip in the 2200 block of 46th Street NW in Clinton Falls around 6:49 am for a reported overdose. Officers say they found Jess Frohwein, 24, dead in the front seat of a motor vehicle.

Owatonna police say they are being helped by the Steele County Coroner’s Office and the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office in Rochester to determine the cause of Frohwein’s death.

The Owatonna Fire Department, Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service, and the South Central Drug Investigation Unit assisted at the scene.

This death remains under investigation.

Article Comments

Mason City
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 41° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 32°
Albert Lea
Clear
36° wxIcon
Hi: 36° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 36°
Austin
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 39° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 32°
Charles City
Clear
39° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 34°
Rochester
Clear
32° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 26°
Feels Like: 26°
Winter is roaring back
KIMT Radar
KIMT Eye in the sky

Latest Video

Image

Gift Quality Book and Bake Sale

Image

Reading Center celebrates grand opening of new building

Image

Christmas by the Lake

Image

Making quilts for those in need

Image

John Marshall girls defeat Lakeville South at home

Image

Lourdes boys hockey falls to Mound Westonka

Image

North Iowa Bulls close out the Barn with a win

Image

Weather Sean 12/7

Image

Weather Forecast Sean 12/6

Image

Making medical cannabis more affordable

Community Events