UPDATE 07/21/21:

The Duluth Police Department updated the public on a situation from Tuesday about a deceased person found near the Lakewalk in the area of Leif Erikson Park.

In their update on social media, the DPD shared that the individual found was a 50 year old male named Matthew Maki.  The department says they do not believe there was any foul play in Maki's death. A cause of death has not yet been identified.


The Duluth Police Department shared Tuesday morning that they are on the scene of the report of a deceased person on the Duluth Lakewalk in the area of Leif Erikson Park.

The department shared via their Facebook page that that they received a report this morning, and responded to the area near the Duluth Rose Garden, which is part of Leif Erikson Park, along the Duluth Lakewalk.

Officials from the department ask the public to stay away from the area as they investigate what they call an active scene.

No other information was provided by the department about the scene, whether or not they consider the death suspicious, or any details about the individual whose body was found.

The post was published by Duluth Police at 10:20 am Tuesday morning, which you can see in its entirety here:

As more information becomes available, we will update this story.

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