Former Miss North Dakota Found Dead in Minneapolis Home

A former Miss North Dakota was found dead Tuesday in her Minneapolis home.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported that police were called to Samantha M. Edwards’ home at around 7:30 a.m. and discovered her body.

Edwards, 37, was crowned Miss North Dakota USA in 2003.

Investigators are waiting on the Hennipin County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of her death, Minneapolis police spokesman John Elder said.

KMSP-TV reported that the cause of Edwards’ death is still under investigation. Police haven’t named any suspects in the case.

The Miss USA and Miss Teen USA organization sent their condolences to Edwards’ family in a Facebook message.