Man held after 2 bodies dead more than year found in home
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WHITE BEAR LAKE, Minn. — A Minnesota man was being held Wednesday on suspicion of financially exploiting a vulnerable adult after authorities found the bodies of two people who'd been dead for more than a year in the home he shared with his mother and twin brother.
The bodies were discovered Tuesday in White Bear Lake, a St. Paul suburb, after
Autopsies on Wednesday found the two had been dead more than a year. The Ramsey County medical examiner said both were believed to have died of natural causes, and that it might take weeks to identify them.
The man was home when officers found the bodies Tuesday and was arrested Police said he told officers that his 93-year-old mother and 59-year-old twin had died on separate occasions in 2015.
Henk said he knocked on the family's door about 10 days ago with some vegetables from his garden, but no one came to the door.
"Maybe I should've called the police or 911 at the time, but I didn't. I guess I just never thought about it," Henk said.