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Rosemount man found dead in Lakeville

A man found dead early Tuesday morning along 160th Street in Lakeville has been identified as 23-year-old Rosemount resident Abale Gebremeskal Mulat. 

Lakeville police received a report at 5:30 a.m. May 24 of a man lying along the roadway near the intersection of County Road 46 and Galaxie Avenue. They found Mulat in the grass along a walking path there.

Police say there were no signs of trauma and they do not believe Mulat's death was caused by a traffic-related incident. They are exploring the possibility of an accidental overdose.

An autopsy was scheduled for late Tuesday or Wednesday. 

Nathan Hansen

Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.

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