Name Released in Fosston Homicide

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Authorities have released the name of a man found dead along the side of the road in Fosston.

According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, 19 year old Timothy Hauge died from blunt force trauma to the head at the hospital, after he was allegedly assaulted just before 4AM Sunday at the intersection of Eighth Street Northwest and Mark Avenue in Fosston. The preliminary Manner of Death is Homicide resulting from an assault by another person.

The victim’s brother, 28-year-old Nicholas Hauge was taken into custody in connection with the death. He is charged with 2 counts of Murder in the Second Degree. Hauge was arrested Sunday after deputies responded to a 911 reporting an assault.

A second call reporting an attempted break-in was received shortly thereafter.

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