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A news release from the Dakota County Sheriff's Office said they are treating a body found in Castle Rock Township as a homicide. 

Authorities responded on April 26 at 9 a.m., to call about a body in a culvert under a field one mile east of Chippendale Ave. and 255th St. West in Castle Rock Township. 

The body has been identified as 39-year-old Manuel Mandujano of Minneapolis. 

Dakota County is working with the Minneapolis Police Department with the investigation. 

The county is asking for anyone with information to contact Detective Sean Qualy at 651-438-727. 

Information can also be reported on the Crime Tip page on the county's website. 

This is a developing story. 

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