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Published February 09, 2012, 12:52 AM

Fargo Attorney Found Dead at Rest Stop Near Hillsboro

NEAR HILLSBORO, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Fargo attorney Steven Light was found dead at the Interstate 29 rest stop south of Hillsboro last night.

NEAR HILLSBORO, ND (WDAZ-TV) - Fargo attorney Steven Light was found dead at the Interstate 29 rest stop south of Hillsboro, last night.

The Traill County Sheriff's Department says it received a 911 call for a medical emergency at the rest area around 7 p.m.

The sheriff's department, North Dakota Highway Patrol and Hillsboro Ambulance responded and found Light's body inside the rest area.

Authorities say no foul play is suspected, but Light's body was sent to the State Examiner's office in Bismarck for an autopsy and the investigation continues.

Light was 42 years old. He was a protégé and partner of long-time Grand Forks criminal lawyer Al Larivee and had offices in both Fargo and Grand Forks.

Light was highly visible in the Grand Forks area in 2011 when he was the defense attorney for Rodney Chisholm.

Chisholm was eventually convicted of murdering his older brother Donald in a land dispute in June 2010.

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