A Minneapolis man was found dead in the snow Thursday, authorities said.
The Star Tribune reports 45-year-old Michael Fonta was lying dead behind his home at the 300 block of 8th Street SE. He died of "complex homicidal violence," according to Hennepin County medical examiners.
WCCO says the man's body was found early Thursday morning by police and emergency personnel.
No updates are available as to what injuries Fonta sustained. This has been the eighth homicide in Minneapolis 38 days into the new year.
Interesting research by the Star Tribune says Fonta's criminal record is "lengthy," and laced with "mostly minor crimes."