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The death in February of a 52-year-old Waite Park woman has been ruled a homicide, according to Waite Park Police Chief Dave Bentrud.

Andrea Cottew was found dead in her apartment in the 300 block of Park Meadows Drive when police conducted a welfare check on Feb. 6.

A preliminary autopsy listed the manner of death as undetermined. On Friday, Bentrud reported the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office had determined her death was a homicide. The release did not list the cause of death.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Waite Park Police Department at 320-251-3281.