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Man who drowned in Burnsville lake ID'd

The Dakota County Sheriff's Office said the body of 20-year-old Amanuel Yohannes Kiros was found in Earley Lake at about 10 p.m. Sunday.
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BURNSVILLE, Minn. — A 20-year-old man who drowned in a Burnsville lake Sunday night has been identified. 

The Dakota County Sheriff's Office responded to a missing person report at 7:30 p.m. near Earley Lake at Day Park, which is about 15 miles south of Minneapolis. 

According to a press release distributed Monday, investigators deployed a drone and found a body in shallow water. At about 10 p.m., the sheriff's office's dive team recovered the body of the victim, now identified as Amanuel Yohannes Kiros of Eagan. 

A release from the Hennepin County says freshwater drowning is the official cause of Kiros' death.