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Published March 28, 2011, 08:41 PM

Grafton Man Dead in Self-Inflicted Stabbing Indentified

The man who was found Saturday in Grafton with an apparently self-inflicted fatal stab wound has been identified. Authorities say Mark Einarson, 47, of Grafton died.

By: WDAZ Staff Report,

The man who was found Saturday in Grafton with an apparently self-inflicted fatal stab wound has been identified.

Authorities say Mark Einarson, 47, of Grafton died, the Grand Forks Herald reports.

On Saturday, Grafton Police received a call reporting a car driving erratically. The responding officer found Einarson in his vehicle between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. with at least one stab wound.

Einarson was declared dead at Unity Medical Center in Grafton. His body was sent to the state medical examiner's office for an autopsy.

The Grafton Police Department asked the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation for help in investigation of the incident.

Further information regarding the incident has not yet been released by the Grafton Police Department.

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