FARGO, N.D. (AP) — An autopsy has confirmed that a homeless man found dead outside a Fargo business in January died of hypothermia.
WDAY television reports (http://bit.ly/Nk7Gue ) that the low temperature on the day Randy Lafontaine was found was 2 degrees. The 48-year-old man's body was found under a truck near a building on 1st Avenue South.
Police say the man was a frequent resident of the Gladys Ray Shelter.
Authorities had said previously that there was no evidence of a crime and they suspected exposure to cold might have been a factor, but they kept the death under investigation.
Information from: WDAY-TV, http://wday.com