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Bloomington Investigation: Woman Found With Injuries From Possible Aggravated Assault, Later Dies

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- Police in Bloomington are investigating after a woman was found suffering from injuries consistent with aggravated assault -- and later died.

Just before midnight Thursday, Bloomington police officers responded to the report of a person on the ground near the 7900 block of 2nd Avenue South. Upon arrival, officers found the adult female victim suffering from injuries police believe are related to an aggravated assault.

Life-saving attempts were made and the victim was taken to Hennepin Healthcare in downtown Minneapolis, but she later died from her injuries. Police identified the woman as 26-year-old Genevieve Marie Skouge, of Bloomington.

Hennepin County CSI is assisting Bloomington Detectives at the scene of this active investigation.

Investigators say they are actively pursuing leads in this investigation. Police say they have developed "persons of interest" who were known to the victim. They do not believe there is a risk to the general public.

Anyone with information is asked to call 952-563-4900.


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