Iowa Department of Public Safety
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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
November 18, 2013
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Authorities Seek Help in Identifying
Body Found in Harrison County

Harrison County, IOWA -- On Saturday, November 16, 2013, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a hunter who had discovered a body in a rural, wooded area 4 miles southwest of Mondamin. 

The body was transported to the Iowa State Medical Examiner’s Office for autopsy.  There was no form of identification with the body and authorities are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying this individual. 

The body is described as a white male, approximately 5’11” and 160 pounds.  He has longer grey and black hair and no teeth.  At the time of discovery, he was wearing black Wrangler brand jeans, a blue t-shirt with a pocket, a blue button down dress shirt, a brown-plaid insulated flannel jacket, and a blue hooded zipper sweatshirt with a “Golden Harvest” logo on the left breast area.  He was also wearing Red Wing brand boots, size 12.

This man’s death and identification are being investigated by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office, the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, and the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner.  If anyone information regarding this investigation please contact Iowa DCI Special Agent Chad Fiedler at (712)322-1585 or (402)515-5160.


Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation and a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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