A 41-year-old Hopkins man has been identified as the man who was found beaten to death late Saturday night in North Minneapolis.
Kerry Scott, of 518 Texas Ave. S., was found unresponsive behind 3307 Girard Ave. N., the Hennepin County Medical Examiner announced Monday afternoon. Scott died at 11:10 p.m. from multiple blunt-force injuries, and the medical examiner has declared his death a homicide.
A Minneapolis police sergeant told the Star Tribune before Scott was identified that the victim appeared to have been beaten to death.
Minneapolis police are investigating the case. Investigators ask anyone with information on the case to call the Minneapolis Police Department’s Tip Line at 612-692-TIPS (8477). The case number for this incident is 12-358482.
Patch will have more information as it becomes available.