Former County Chief Deputy Dies In Barn Accident

(Fairfax, MN) — A former chief deputy for the Renville County Sheriff’s Department has been found dead in a barn. Douglas Pomplun was found dead on the floor of a hog barn on Wednesday from an apparent head injury. Resuscitation efforts were performed by emergency responders, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. A preliminary investigation states that Pomplun had been repairing panels inside the barn when the incident happened.

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