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Man found dead in St. Cloud ID'd as 25-year-old, death called 'suspicious'

A passerby found the man's body Saturday night in a vacant lot near the St. Cloud Regional Airport.
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The man whose body was found in a vacant lot on Saturday has been identified as a 25-year-old man. 

Tyler Ecklund, who doesn't have a permanent address, was found by a passerby outside in a vacant lot near the St. Cloud Regional Airport at 8:11 p.m. on Saturday. 

The cause and manner of Ecklund's death is still pending an autopsy, but police continue to call his death "suspicious." 

Anyone with information about Ecklund's whereabouts in the hours before his body was found is asked to call the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office at 763-765-3500.

Note: Some of the details provided in this story are based on the police’s latest version of events, and may be subject to change.

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