Enter your number to get our free mobile app

Zumbro Falls, MN (KROC AM News) -The death of a rural Zumbro Falls woman during the July 4th weekend has been ruled a suicide.

Wabasha County Sheriff Rodney Bartsh says deputies were called to a residence around 11:00 PM July 4th and found “an unresponsive female.”

Because of a gunshot wound, the sheriff contacted the Minnesota BCA to assist in the investigation.

The sheriff Monday reported the death of 34-year-old Mary Tesmer has been ruled a suicide “due to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.”


If you or someone you know are in crisis and need immediate emergency assistance, call 9-1-1 or Crisis Response of SE Minnesota at (844) 274-7472. Crisis Response provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones. Click here for information about other mental health services available in the SE Minnesota area.


NEWS UPDATE: Minnesota COVID-19 testing closing in on 1,000,000.