Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Dead bodies found in Burkhardt apartment

On Tuesday, May 27 the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office was called to an apartment located at 1102 County Road A in Burkhardt for a report of a deceased person. Upon arrival deputies discovered two bodies were in the apartment.

The deceased persons were identified as brothers Gregory Allen Knoll, age 44, and Jeffrey Konrad Knoll, age 41. There were no indications of a struggle in the apartment or any visible indication of trauma to the bodies. Initial investigation indicates that death may have occurred from five to seven days prior to discovery.

An autopsy is being performed by the Ramsey County Minnesota Medical Examiners Office to determine cause of death. The Sheriff's office does not believe there is any reason for concern by other residents of the area. The incident remains under investigation by the Sheriff's Office.