Iowa Department of Public Safety
Larry L. Noble, Commissioner
215 East 7th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319

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John F. Quinn, Director

For immediate release:  
Monday, October 4, 2010  
Des Moines, Iowa  


Point of Contact: Sheriff Paul DeGeest - (641) 673-4322

Mahaska County, IOWA --- On October 2, 2010 at 6:55 p.m. the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a farmer stating that he had located skeletal remains in a field near Fremont, Iowa.  Deputies arrived and located what appear to be human remains.

The remains have been taken to the Iowa State Medical Examiners Office in Ankeny where an autopsy will be performed.  Officials do not suspect foul play.

This case remains under investigation by the Mahaska County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office.


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