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Update: A 22-year-old Minnesota man has been identified as the dead person found Sunday morning near a church in Sun Prairie.

The Dane County Medical Examiner's Office said Andrew Phipps, of Woodbury, Minnesota, was found dead in a parking lot of the 700 block of North Street around 7:30 a.m. The preliminary autopsy shows Phipps had a "lack of any significant trauma or external injuries," the medical examiner's office said.

The manner and cause of death remain under investigation pending further testing.


A dead man was discovered Sunday morning near a church in Sun Prairie.

The Sun Prairie Police Department is investigating the death of a 22-year-old man who was discovered around 7:25 a.m. The man was found outside near Sun Prairie United Methodist Church, 702 North St.

His cause of death hasn't been determined, but there are no signs of traumatic injury, police said. The preliminary investigation suggest there was no foul play in the man's death, according to police.

Logan Wroge has been a general assignment reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal since 2015.