Man who drowned in Eagan lake identified

A victim has been identified in a drowning that occurred at an Eagan lake earlier this month.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office said 34-year-old Dereje Gonder Hirpa, from Eagan, was found at Schulze Lake in Lebanon Hills Regional Park on Aug. 3.

According to the sheriff’s office, park security cameras showed a person matching the victim’s description exit a vehicle in the parking lot on Sunday afternoon and then walk toward the beach.

The sheriff’s office is still investigating.