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Name of Swea City man who died following weekend incident released

By Staff | Apr 8, 2021

ALGONA — The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office released the name of a man Wednesday, who died as a result of an incident in Swea City this past weekend.

According to a press release, on April 3, 2021, the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at Howard and third Avenue East in Swea City for a person unconscious and injured. The person was transported to Fairmont Hospital and transferred to St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn.

The victim received a head injury after being involved in a physical altercation with another person. As a result of this injury, the victim has passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

The victim is Casey Matthew Tobin, age 41, of Swea City.

The Minnesota Medical Examiner’s Office in Rochester will be conducting an autopsy and assisting the Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office in this case. The investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the altercation between the victim and another person.

No other details will be released until the investigation is concluded.