Image courtesy Montevideo Police Department

The Montevideo Police Department is investigating a suspicious death after a postal worker discovered the body of a man at 6:30 Monday morning.

The body was found in a grassy area next to the post office parking lot in the 300 block of 1st Street. The deceased man had a stab wound. His name will be released once his identity has been confirmed and his family notified.

The Montevideo Police remind everyone the investigation is still in the very early stages. There is no known threat to the public. The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) is assisting with this investigation.