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.