Eagan police investigating death of man previously reported as missing

A death investigation is underway after police say a man was found dead early Monday morning in Eagan.

According to Eagan police, officers were called to the 4400 block of Erin Drive at 1:21 a.m. for a report of an open door on an unoccupied vehicle.

Police then learned the vehicle had previously been driven by a 51-year-old man who had been reported missing after he didn’t return home. On Monday, Sept. 4, police identified him as Anthony Strangis of Burnsville.

After searching the area, police say Strangis’ body was found in a nearby pond around 2:20 p.m. Monday.

Currently, police say there doesn’t appear to be any risk to the community.