A missing Gustavus Adolphus College student has been found dead in Hamburg, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the sheriff’s office, 20-year-old Alexander John-Louis Sarlis was reported missing by family members to St. Peter police on Sept. 17. Sarlis, who is from Delaware, was attending St. Peter-based Gustavus Adolphus.

Through an investigation coordinated with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, St. Peter Police, Southwest Metro Drug Task Force, authorities discovered evidence that indicated Sarlis was in Hamburg, according to the local sheriff’s office.

Carver County deputies served a search warrant on Sept. 22 at an apartment on Brad Street in Hamburg, and discovered Sarlis’ body inside the residence, concealed in a sleeping bag, according to the sheriff’s office. The sheriff’s office stated that Sarlis had likely been deceased for several days before the discovery.

Authorities do not suspect foul play, and an autopsy is slated with the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office.

Two adult males were arrested for interference with a dead body; and an adult female was arrested for theft. All three remain in custody at Carver County Jail pending formal charges, according to the sheriff’s office.

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