Woman's body found in Minneapolis street, death investigation underway

Minneapolis Police discovered a woman lying dead in the street early Wednesday morning. (FOX 9 Minneapolis-St. Paul)

Two police officers on patrol found a woman lying dead in the street in the Marshall Terrace neighborhood of Minneapolis early Wednesday morning.  

According to police, around 1:19 a.m. officers found an adult woman lying in the street near the intersection of 31st Avenue Northeast and Columbia Avenue. When officers got out and checked on the woman, they found she was deceased.

Officers secured the scene and homicide investigators were called to investigate the woman's death. 

The medical examiner will release the victim's name and cause of death.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477.