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BURNSVILLE — A state highway worker found a decomposed body along Highway 13 near River Hills Drive in Burnsville Wednesday morning, authorities say. 

Police responded to the area shortly after 10:30 a.m., according to Burnsville Police Sgt. Matt Smith. The level of decomposition indicated the body had been there for awhile before being found, he said. 

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Officer will perform the autopsy and identification. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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