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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
April 30, 2014
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Glenwood Death Investigation

Glenwood, IOWA -- On April 30, 2014, officers from the Glenwood Police Department responded to 302 N. Walnut, in Glenwood, for an intoxicated and suicidal subject. That subject was later identified as Joshua Sandlin, age 36. Mr. Sandlin was transported by Glenwood Rescue to Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, where he was pronounced dead.

Mr. Joshua Sandlin's death remains under investigation at this time by the Glenwood Police Department and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation.

An autopsy is pending at the Iowa Office of the State Medical Examiner in Ankeny.

For questions, please contact Iowa DCI Special Agent Dan Dawson at (712) 322-1585.

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

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