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Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press Minneapolis Fire Department personnel halted demolition and held tarps up after investigators located a body in the ruins of the grocery store and apartment building on Thursday, the day after an explosion and fire destroyed the building in Minneapolis.

Authorities find body in ruins of apartment building


By Marino Eccher St. Paul Pioneer Press

MINNEAPOLIS — A day and a half after an explosion and fire gutted a Minneapolis apartment building, injuring 14, authorities recovered a body from the ruins Thursday.

Officials also said the New Year’s Day conflagration in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood, the heart of Minneapolis’ East African community, was potentially caused by a natural gas explosion.

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