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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Wednesday, February 1, 2012 amurphy@dps.state.ia.us
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Law Enforcement Agencies Investigate Death of Boone Woman

Boone, IOWA – On Sunday, January 29, 2012 at approximately 8:02 PM, the Boone County Communications Center received a 911 call in reference to an unresponsive female at 1210 Southview Court in Boone, Iowa.  The Boone Police Department responded to the residence and found Emily Fazzino, 34, unresponsive.  Fazzino was transported to the Boone County Hospital where she was pronounced dead.
 
An autopsy of Fazzino was conducted on Monday, January 30, 2012 by the State Medical Examiner’s Office located in Ankeny, Iowa.  The results of the autopsy are pending laboratory results which may take four to six weeks.

This death remains under investigation by the Boone Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

For questions, contact SAC Mike Motsinger at (515) 729-3706.

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