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ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Authorities in St. Cloud have used fingerprints to ID a body found Sunday in a wooded area on the north side of Whitney Park.

St. Cloud Police announced Thursday that the deceased is 30-year-old Matt David Persons of St. Cloud. Persons' identity was confirmed through prints on file with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

The investigation continues into Persons' death while police wait for the final autopsy report from the Ramsey County Medical Examiner's Office.

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