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Published May 01, 2011, 04:10 PM

2 Arrested After Body Found Near Spiritwood, ND

Authorities say two people are in custody after the body of a young male who appears to have been the victim of a homicide was found Saturday near a road in rural Stutsman County.

By: Associated Press,

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities say two people are in custody after the body of a young male who appears to have been the victim of a homicide was found Saturday near a road in rural Stutsman County.

Sheriff Chad Kaiser says in a statement that authorities were called to the scene around 12:30 p.m. Saturday. He says a passer-by reported finding the body, about five miles south of Spiritwood, near Highway 62 and Interstate 94.

Authorities say they are working to confirm the identity of the body. The names of the male and female taken into custody have not been released.

Charges are pending the completion of the investigation.

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