DES MOINES, Iowa — Authorities are investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy whose body was found outside a mobile home park in south Des Moines.

Police say the body of Pascaline Uwizeyimana was found around 10:30 a.m. Saturday outside Southridge Estates.

Des Moines Police Sgt. Paul Parizek says investigators have learned that Uwizeyimana may have been drinking alcohol before he died. Autopsy results are pending.

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