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UPDATE: Police release ID of man who likely died of exposure

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FARGO – A man whose body was found here Thursday afternoon is believed to have frozen to death, which would make it the area’s first death in six years from exposure to harsh winter weather.

Police on Friday identified the man as Randy Lee LaFontaine, 48, no permanent address.

Police had a preliminary identification of the man Thursday evening and were working to notify next of kin before releasing his name publicly, Lt. Joel Vettel said.

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