The body of a 39-year-old Minneapolis man was found in a culvert in Dakota County on Monday, and his death has been ruled a homicide.
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office says a passerby found Manuel Mandujano's body in a culvert under a field approach about a mile east of Chippendale Avenue and 255th Street West in Castle Rock Township around 9 a.m. Monday, April 26.
The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office ruled Mandujano's death a homicide.
The Dakota County Sheriff's Office and Minneapolis Police Department are investigating the case.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sean Qualy at 651-438-4727. Information can also be submitted anonymously here.