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Name released of man found dead in Red River in Fargo

According to Fargo police, the body of Phillip Dewey Bergquist, 32, no permanent address, was found in the river just north of Main Avenue about 11:15 a.m. Sunday.

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Fargo police on Monday, Oct. 31, released the identity of a man whose body was found in the Red River Sunday morning.
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FARGO — Fargo police on Monday, Oct. 31, released the name of a man whose body was found the morning of Sunday, Oct. 30, in the Red River.

According to Fargo police, the body of Phillip Dewey Bergquist, 32, no permanent address, was found in the river just north of Main Avenue about 11:15 a.m. Sunday.

Police said they are actively investigating the cause of Bergquist’s death and are awaiting autopsy results.

Anyone with information related to the incident, or about Bergquist’s recent activities, are encouraged to contact Fargo police at 701-235-4493. Anonymous tips can be submitted by texting keyword FARGOPD and the tip to 847411.

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