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Forum staff reports, Published August 04 2013

Police: Man found on Moorhead bike path died of natural causes

Moorhead police believe an unconscious man discovered on a bike path Friday evening died of natural causes.

The man was identified as Jay Ackerman, 57, of Moorhead.

Passing bicyclists found Ackerman unconscious and not breathing at about 5:30 p.m. on the path near the 900 block of 20th Street South. He was dead by the time first responders arrived.

Preliminary autopsy results suggest Ackerman died of natural causes, according to a press release.