UPDATE: Moorhead Police believe to have found missing man dead

Published: Nov. 19, 2020 at 9:37 AM CST
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MOORHEAD, M.N. (Valley News Live) - UPDATE: Moorhead Police confirm with Valley News Live they located who they believe to be 28-year-old Marwan Salman Asaad this afternoon deceased. Asaad has been missing since Nov. 12.

Police say they found the body in the 2900 17th St. S., but could not confirm where.

Police say the circumstances of the death are unknown and say it’s an open and active investigation.

Moorhead Police say the body has been sent to be the medical examiner to be formally identified and for an autopsy.


Moorhead Police are still asking for help locating a missing man, as their first request for help has not been successful.

Police say 28-year-old Marwan Salman Asaad was last seen on Nov. 12, and say at this time, there is no indication of where he may be. Police say Asaad does not have any known mental health issues.

Police ask the public to thoroughly check all of their properties, both in the metro and rural areas.

Asaad was last seen wearing a gray winter jacket and black pants. He was believed to have been driving a 2010 black Hyundai Elantra with MN plates DNS366.

Asaad is from Kurdistan and has been in the US for about one year. He speaks very little English and does not have any other family in the US.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Red River Regional Dispatch Center at 701.451.7660 and ask to speak to the on-duty Moorhead Police Supervisor.

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