Man found dead on West River Parkway bike path identified

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The man whose body was found lying on the bike path along West River Parkway in Minneapolis late Monday night has been identified as 21-year-old Burka Osman Mohammed. 

Officers on patrol near the 200 block of West River Parkway came across Mohammed's body around 11:50 p.m. and immediately called for paramedics, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner determined Mohammed died of multiple sharp force injuries. His death is considered a homicide. 

Minneapolis Police Department spokesperson Sgt. Darcy Horn said the victim was not a random target. 

The incident remains under investigation.