Moorhead man arrested for suspected murder

Photo by: Clay County Jail
Photo by: Clay County Jail

(Moorhead, MN) -- A Moorhead man is behind bars in the Clay County Jail after a heavy police presence in the city late Thursday night.

The Moorhead Police Department tells WDAY Radio that 25-year-old Douglas Swenson II was taken into custody around 1 a.m. Friday morning after finding a deceased person in his home.

Swenson was arrested after officers were called to the 3300 block of 12th street south around 11:30 p.m, when Swenson answered the door to the home in question, then became uncooperative and was tased.

BCA is on-scene investigating the crime, and no formal charges have been issued yet for Swenson.

Stick with WDAY Radio as more details on the story become available.

Image by WDAY News Staff - Tom Tucker
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