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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Lac qui Parle County Sheriff’s Office says an 18-year-old man who went missing after a party early Sunday morning has been found, but was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

On Sunday at 12:28 a.m., the sheriff’s office responded to a possible underage party with alcohol in rural Madison. There, officers found about 20 vehicles parked at the farm site.

When police arrived, some people ran from the farm site.

Later at 12:06 p.m., the sheriff’s office received a report of a missing person who was reported to have been at the party. It was later confirmed that the missing person was one of the individuals who ran from farm site.

After a search of the surrounding area, the person was found and taken by ambulance to the Madison Hospital. He was later pronounced dead.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending family notification.

The sheriff’s office is investigating.

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