A Mandan man is in police custody and charged in connection with the body found in a mobile home Thursday afternoon, October 9th.

According to The Bismarck Tribune, firefighters responded to a fire call at the Parktown Trailer Court Thursday afternoon. Once the fire was extinguished, a body was discovered.

Rodney Friesz was charged with Class AA felony attempted murder and Class B felony arson.

The deceased person, who has not yet been identified, was shot in the head. The mobile home was set on fire shortly thereafter, according to police.

We will update this story as more details become available.

[The Bismarck Tribune]