Update: West Des Moines Death Investigation

Post Date:02/21/2020 11:30 AM




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 Officials continue their investigation into the death of a man found near I-80 in West Des Moines Tuesday afternoon. West Des Moines police say their preliminary investigation shows no indication of any ongoing threat to the community. "We do not believe this death is the result of a criminal act," said Sergeant Dan Wade. "Our investigators are working with the State Medical Examiner's Office to determine the official cause of death." Police say they are also working with the Medical Examiner to identify the man.

Police confirm this investigation is unrelated to any others being conducted by the West Des Moines Police Department.

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