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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  DCI Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
September 14, 2015
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Name Released in Hardin County Death Investigation

This is a press release from the Hardin County Sheriff's Office, and has been posted and distributed in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI).

HARDIN COUNTY, Iowa -- On September 13, 2015, at approximately 12:10 PM, the Hardin County Sheriff's Office was notified of a deceased male in a ditch. Upon arrival, the Hardin County Sheriff's Deputies and Iowa Falls Police Department called the Iowa Department of Public Safety's (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal of Investigation (DCI) to assist with the investigaiton.

It appears that the deceased was struck by a northbound motor vehicle. A vehicle of interest has been located and seized for examination.

The deceased has been identified as Timothy Nussbaum, 23, of Hutchinson, Minnesota.

The Hardin County Sheriff's Office is handling all media inquries.

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

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